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ⓘ Ctenanthe




Ctenanthe
                                     

ⓘ Ctenanthe

Ctenanthe is a genus of flowering plants of the family Marantaceae described as a genus in 1884. They are evergreen perennials, native to Central and South America. They are grown for their attractive, often variegated foliage. They are frost tender, requiring a minimum temperature of 13 °C.

Royal horticultural society award of garden merit has been awarded to the species Ctenanthe lubbersiana common name: bamburanta, which grows up to 2 meters 7 feet high and bears large, oval leaves up to 30 cm 12 in length, heavily striped and spotted with yellow, and a sort of Ctenanthe oppenheimiana tricolor common name "Never-never plant", which grows up to 2 meters 7 feet high, with narrow, oval leaves up to 40 cm 16 in length with a V-shaped silver patterns on the top and Burgundy on the bottom.

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  • Ctenanthe oppenheimiana, the giant bamburanta or never never plant, is a species of flowering plant of family Marantaceae and is a native of Brazil. It
  • Ctenanthe burle - marxii, commonly known as the fishbone prayer plant, is a species of plant in the genus Ctenanthe native to Brazil. Its common name derives
  • bella and giant fan palms Chamaedorea costaricana and a purple form of Ctenanthe setosa. Lower on the slope these plantings are also bolstered by clumps
  • sugi, Japanese cedar Cryptostegia Indian rubber vine Cryptotaenia Ctenanthe Cucumis Cucurbita Cuminum Cunila Cunninghamia China - fir Cunonia Cupaniopsis