Codiaeum variegatum Gold Dust
The synonym for this croton is Aureo Maculatum.
This cultivar frequently sports Punctatum. It grows well in shade.
REF: Brown, B. Frank 1995 Crotons of the World p.2 & 50.
Small, myrtle shaped green leaves, spotted yellow.
REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group I, Common Varieties, p.2.
Type I, 1 1/2" x 3 1/2". - Ground color deep green heavily spotted bright 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.8
A variety with small foliage, bright green spotted with yellow.
Veitchs' catlg. of Pl. 1878, p. 26; Gard. Chron. 1878, vol. ix. p. 430.