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Codiaeum variegatum Challenger

A long leafed croton variety from the South Sea Islands, found by Peter C.M. Veitch, and also by Sir William MacArthur, of Camden Park, Sydney, N.S.W.

The ground colour of the leaf-blade is light green, blotched and streaked with yellow, assuming a rosy tinge with age.

REF: Veitchs' Catlg. of PL. 1878, p. 21, fig. p. 10.