Homalomena rubescens 'Star dust'

Homalomena rubescens 'Star dust' 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 very variable and appears mostly as small spots, hence the the cultivar name.


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



Homalomena rubescens 'Star dust'

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  • Name: Homalomena rubescens 'Star dust'
    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