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'
Name: Homalomena rubescens 'Star dust'
Type: herbaceous evergreen
Form: Hemicryptophyte or chamaephyte
Native Range: hybrid/ cultivar
Habitat: hybrid/ cultivar
Height: up to 70cm
Spread: up to 50 cm
Sun: Part shade
Tolerate: Semi Shade
Taxon identifiers: none, hybrid/ cultivar
Synonyms: none, hybrid/ cultivar