Codiaeum variegatum Earlscourt
REF: Brown, B. Frank 1995 Crotons of the World p.18.
Type combination of J & K, 3-1/2" x 12", - An especially fine croton. Large crumpled leaf. Ground color rich black green. Midrib and veins red heavily margined rich golden yellow.
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.
Large, crumpled leaf, yellow and red, reverse chocolate brown.
REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group II, Better Standard Varieties, p.3.