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Codiaeum variegatum Comte de Germiny

REF: Brown, B. Frank 1995 Crotons of the World p.39.

Types N & L, 2-1/2" x 8", - Leaves dark green, Midrib and veins bright red, margined somewhat lighter red or rose.

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.9.

Long, dark green leaves, mottled orange, red and yellow.

REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group II, Standard Better Varieties, p.3.

** Spelled Comte

A handsome variety with broad leaves, colored crimson along the midrib and blotched with light golden-yellow on the blade, dedicated to the Comte de Germiny in recognition of that noble's continuous patronage of Horticulture.

Veitchs' Catlg. pf Pl. 1880, p. 20.