Codiaeum variegatum Victor Lemoine
Type M, 5" x 12", - Black red ground with midrib and veins outlined brilliant scarlet, under surface of leaf marbled dark red lightened orange. A very fine variety.
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.15.
Dark undulate leaves, veined and blotched with dark red and oranges. Slow grower but brilliant.
REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group III, Fancy Sorts, p.4.