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Semi-oak leaf type, orange-red veins and midrib.

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

Type T, 4" x 10" , - Immense black leaf in which the midrib and veins are outlined in flaming scarlet and narrow scarlet margins along edge of leaf. One of most striking of crotons.

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.12.