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Codiaeum variegatum Queen Victoria

REF: Brown, B. Frank 1995 Crotons of the World p.55.

Type K, 2" x 14", - The new leaves greatly resemble Mortii. In the mature leaf, the ground cover becomes a rich deep maroon with the midribs and veining outlined bright red. Some leaves are also irregularly splashed red. One of the best in the commoner varieties.

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.14.

Large, long, dark green leaves, veined and mottled red.

REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group 1, Common Varieties, p.2.