Codiaeum variegatum Dr. Alix
Christian papers - oak leaf, 4" X 12" - midrib section very long. Ground color green later turning to purplish black, veined and blotched yellow and splashed crimson. Very distinct.
REF: Paper prepared by Wm. A. Geiger in collaboration with Mr. Christian of the Christian Nursery, Mr. Van der Lean and Mr. George L. Peacock. p.10.