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Victoria, TX
(Zone 9b)

January 21, 2002
10:23 PM

Post #21640

photo taken at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, in the Rain Forest room.

Any ideas? I think (again) it's from the maranta family.


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Jonesboro, GA
(Zone 7b)

January 21, 2002
10:27 PM

Post #196725

Are the leaves reddish unerneath - I think the common name is Peacock plant. The latin starts with a c, but can't think of it.

Yep - Calathea, that's it!

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January 21, 2002
10:52 PM

Post #196735

Looks like a Prayer Plant - Maranta leuconeura or it could be a species of Calathea

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