Codiaeum variegatum Rex
REF: Brown, B. Frank 1995 Crotons of the World p.118.
Type C, 1" x 9", leaves somewhat spiraled. Ground color yellow orange with carmine midrib and veins which turn brilliant red with age. The leaf is marbled with deep green. One of the most colorful of the type and good grower.
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.
Long narrow leaves, somewhat spiral, turning brilliant red with age.
REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group 1, Common Varieties, p.2.