Classifications and Characteristics
|Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
|Plant Growth Form
|Lifespan (in Singapore)
|Mode of Nutrition
|0.9 m to 1.2 m
|Local Conservation Status
|Non-native (Horticultural / Cultivated Only)
Description and Ethnobotany
|A herbaceous plant with glossy green leaves with white markings and veins and slightly undulating leaf margins, and produces glossy red colored petioles.
|Similar with ‘Nancy's Revenge’. The leaves of ‘Nancy's Revenge’ cultivar exhibit mainly central markings that do not extend to the veins, and has green petioles.
Plant Care and Propagation
|Lots of Water, Moderate Water
|Plant Growth Rate
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