Homalomena rubescens 'Aurea Variegata'

Homalomena rubescens 'Aurea Variegata' is a beautifully variegated form of Homalomena rubescens Kunth. Petioles are erect, leaf blades are cordate and emerald green with slight quilting of the blade tissue.  Variegation is yellow in colour and very variable.


The genus name  "Homalomena" is derived from the Greek words for flat ("homalos") and moon ("mene").



Homalomena rubescens 'Aurea Variegata'

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  • Name: Homalomena rubescens 'Aurea Variegata'
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:  Hemicryptophyte or chamaephyte
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: hybrid/ cultivar
    Zone: 11-13
    Habitat: hybrid/ cultivar
    Height: up to 70cm
    Spread: up to 50 cm
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Low
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: none, hybrid/ cultivar

    Synonyms: none, hybrid/ cultivar