Type J, 3" x 8", - Reddish black ground with intense scarlet midrib and veins similar narrow margin on edge and irregularly marbled scarlet. Very fine croton, somewhat similar to BARON LE COMPTE.
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.13.
Dark background veined & marbled intense scarlet.
REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group III, Fancy Sorts, p.4.