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Marantaceae Prayer Plant or Arrowroot family

Author: Peterson
Description: Angiosperm, Monocot
The plants usually have underground rhizomes or tubers. The leaves are arranged in two rows with the petioles having a sheathing base. The leaf blade is narrow or broad with pinnate veins running parallel to the midrib. The petiole may be winged, and swollen into a pulvinus at the base. The inflorescence is a spike or panicle, enclosed by spathe-like bracts.[1]

[1]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marantaceae

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Calathea 'Helen Kennedy'


Calathea Accession Number: CAL-010-7-29-013
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Horticultural
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Boardwalk Between Third And Fourth Bench


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Calathea 'Mia'


Calathea Accession Number: CAL-15-11-2-2
Habit: low growing Herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Lily Lake Trail Near Founders Birdhouse
Comments: Cultivar from Bogor, Indonesia - Calathea loeseneri x Calathea roseopicta


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Calathea 'Silver Plate'


Calathea Accession Number: CAL-010-7-29-039
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Horticultural
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Near Lily Lake And Birdhouse Trail


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Calathea albertii Hybrid


Calathea albertii HybridAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-001
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: The Cook Pine Trail


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Calathea bachemiana


Calathea bachemianaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-002
Author: E. Morren
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Near Cannonball Trees, Torch Ginger Trail


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Calathea bella


Calathea bellaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-003
Author: (W.Bull) Regel
Synonym: C. kegeliana
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Across From Lily Lake By Work Area Road


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Calathea burle-marxii var. Blue


Calathea burle-marxiiAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-004
Author: H.A.Kenn.
Common Name: Ice Blue Calathea
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Horticultural
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Lily Lake Trail


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Calathea burle-marxii var. White


Calathea burle-marxiiAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-005
Author: H.A.Kenn.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Horticultural
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail And Ocean Trail By Manila Palms


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Calathea casupito var. Bronze Pagoda


Calathea casupitoAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-006
Author: (Jacq.) G.Mey.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Venezuela
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Behind Barnum And Bailey Heliconia , Orchid Garden Work Entrance Under Oil Palm


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Calathea crocata


Calathea crocataAccession Number: CAL-011-1-27-062
Author: E.Morren & Joriss.
Synonym: Phyllodes crocata
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Calathea Trail, Right Side Just Before First Steps


Calathea crotalifera var. Cream Green


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Accession Number: CAL-010-7-29-054
Common Name: Rattle Snake Plant
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guatemala
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calthea Trail Between First And Second Steps


Calathea crotalifera var. Double Gold


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Accession Number: CAL-010-7-29-055
Common Name: Rattle Snake Plant
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guatemala
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail Below Mango By Costa Rican Tree Fern


Calathea crotalifera var. Giant Rattle


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Accession Number: CAL-010-7-29-056
Common Name: Rattle Snake Plant
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guatemala
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail Before First Steps


Calathea crotalifera var. Golden Fleece


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Accession Number: CAL-010-7-29-057
Common Name: Rattle Snake Plant
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guatemala
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail In The Calathea Lousiae


Calathea crotalifera var. Jelly Belly


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Accession Number: CAL-010-7-29-058
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail Above Mango By Rubbish Throw


Calathea crotalifera var. Mexican Red


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Accession Number: CAL-010-7-29-059
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail Before First Steps


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Calathea crotalifera var. Orange


Calathea crotaliferaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-007
Common Name: Rattle Snake Plant
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guatemala
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Heliconia Trail Near Surinam Cherry


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Calathea crotalifera var. Red


Calathea crotaliferaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-008
Common Name: Rattle Snake Plant
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guatemala
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Near Bench By Fern Circle


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Calathea crotalifera var. White


Calathea crotaliferaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-009
Common Name: Rattle Snake Plant
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guatemala
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Orchid Garden Near Cannon Ball Tree Intersection


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Calathea crotalifera var. Yellow


Calathea crotaliferaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-010
Common Name: Rattle Snake Plant
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guatemala
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Heliconia Trail Near Red Jade Vine


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Calathea cylindrica var. Green Ice


Calathea cylindricaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-062
Author: (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Synonym: Calathea grandifolia
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail Around First Bend


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Calathea ecuadoriana


Calathea ecuadorianaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-011
Author: H.A.Kenn.
Common Name: Ecuadorian Velvet
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Ecuador
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Boulder Creek Trail, Cook Pine Trail In Front Of Panama Hat


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Calathea fasciata


Calathea fasciataAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-037
Author: (Linden ex K.Koch) Regel & Körn.
Synonym: Calathea rotundifolia var Fasciata
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail By Monkey Pod Tree


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Calathea gandersii


Calathea gandersiiAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-012
Author: H.A.Kenn.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Ecuador
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Boulder Creek Trail By The Money Tree


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Calathea lancifolia


Calathea lancifoliaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-014
Author: Boom
Synonym: Calathea insignis
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Across From Lower Rain Shelter


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Calathea latifolia


Calathea latifoliaAccession Number: CAL-014-9-10-1
Author: (Willd. ex Link) Klotzsch
Common Name: Sweet Corn Root
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Central America, Caribbean
Uses: Edible Roots
Garden Location: Orchid Garden Across From Founders Birdhouse


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Calathea leopardina


Calathea leopardinaAccession Number: CAL-012-9-3-1
Author: (W.Bull) Regel
Habit: Erect Herb
Height: 2ft
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Calathea Trail


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Calathea libbyana


Calathea libbyanaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-016
Author: H.A.Kenn.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Ecuador
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Boulder Creek Trail


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Calathea lindeniana


Calathea lindenianaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-019
Author: Wallis
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Across From Lower Rain Shelter, Cook Pine Trail, Heliconia Trail By H.longissima


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Calathea loeseneri


Calathea loeseneriAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-020
Author: J.F.Macbr.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Peru
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail


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Calathea loeseneri var. Kopper Krome


Calathea loeseneriAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-015
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Horticultural
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Under Cannonball Trees Across From Torch Gingers


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Calathea louisae


Calathea louisaeAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-021
Author: Gagnep.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: South America
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail ,trail By Security, Heliconia Trail By H. Longissima


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Calathea louisae var. Variegated


Calathea louisaeAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-023
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Work Trail By Cochliostema


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Calathea louisae 'Thai Beauty'


Calathea louisaeAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-022
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Heliconia Trail By H. Longissima, Trail By Security Under Pheonix Roebelenii


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Calathea lutea


Calathea luteaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-024
Author: E.Mey. ex Schult.
Common Name: Cigar Calathea
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Between Monkeypod Trail And Ocean Trail
Comments: Multiple pendant bracts with yellow flowers


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Calathea lutea


Calathea luteaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-025
Author: E.Mey. ex Schult.
Common Name: Cigar Calathea
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Between Monkeypod Trail And Ocean Trail
Comments: Multiple pendant bracts with white flowers


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Calathea lutea


Calathea luteaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-026
Author: E.Mey. ex Schult.
Common Name: Cigar Calathea
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Lily Lake Trail
Comments: erect bracts with yellow flowers


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Calathea majestica


Calathea majesticaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-032
Author: (Linden) H.A.Kenn.
Synonym: Calathea princeps
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail By Monkey Pod Tree


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Calathea majestica var. Wilsonii


Calathea majesticaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-033
Synonym: Calathea princeps var Wilsonii
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail By Monkey Pod Tree


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Calathea makoyana


Calathea makoyanaAccession Number: CAL-13-3-27-1
Author: E.Morren
Common Name: Peacock Plant
Habit: Erect Herb
Height: 1.5 ft
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail


Calathea marantina var. Orange Cigar


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Accession Number: CAL-010-7-29-060
Author: (Willd. ex Körn.) K.Koch
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Ecuador
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail Behind The C.louisae


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Calathea micans


Calathea micansAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-027
Author: (L.Mathieu) Körn.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guyana To Bolivia
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail


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Calathea musaica


Calathea musaicaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-028
Author: (W.Bull) Regel
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail


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Calathea ornata


Calathea ornataAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-029
Author: Körn.
Common Name: Ornate Calathea
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guyana, Colombia, Ecuador
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Near Lower Rain Shelter


Calathea ornata 'Roseo-liniata'


Calathea ornataAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-034
Author: Körn.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Guyana, Colombia, Ecuador
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Ocean Trail Near Security


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Calathea picturata 'Argentea'


Calathea picturataAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-030
Author: K.Koch & Linden
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Venezuela
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail


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Calathea picturata 'Vandenheckei'


Calathea picturataAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-053
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Across From Large Mango Tree By Restrooms And Monkeypod Trail


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Calathea plowmanii


Calathea plowmaniiAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-031
Common Name: Calathea magnifica
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail By Bottle Palms


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Calathea pseudoveitchiana


Calathea pseudoveitchianaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-044
Author: H.A.Kenn.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Peru
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Across From Lower Rain Shelter


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Calathea roseo-picta Hybrid


Calathea roseo-picta HybridAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-046
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Horticultural
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Torch Ginger Trail, Behind Bench Across From Fern Circle


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Calathea roseopicta


Calathea roseopictaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-035
Author: (Linden) Regel
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Heliconia Trail Between H. Longissima And H. Sexy Pink


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Calathea roseopicta Hybrid


Calathea roseopicta HybridAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-035A
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Near Orchid Garden Under Cannonball Trees


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Calathea rufibarba


Calathea rufibarbaAccession Number: Cal-15-9-22-1
Author: Fenzl
Common Name: Fuzzy Feather Calathea
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Lily Lake Trail


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Calathea rufibarba var. Dwarf


Calathea rufibarbaAccession Number: CAL-010-29-7-038
Author: Fenzl
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Orchid Garden Across From Aviary, Boulder Creek Trail


Calathea species unknown


Calathea species unknownAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-018
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Lima Peru
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail
This specimen was collected from the wild


Calathea species unknown


Calathea species unknownAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-040
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Lima Peru
Ecology: Understory
This specimen was collected from the wild


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Calathea species unknown


Calathea species unknownAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-042
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Lima Peru
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail
This specimen was collected from the wild


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Calathea species unkown


Calathea species unkownAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-041
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Lima Peru
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail
This specimen was collected from the wild


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Calathea suzanne


Calathea suzanneAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-061
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: By Cannonball Trees On Torch Ginger Trail


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Calathea undulata


Calathea undulataAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-045
Author: (Linden & André) Linden & André
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Calathea Trail


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Calathea warscewiczii


Calathea warscewicziiAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-047
Author: (L.Mathieu ex Planch.) Planch. & Linden
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Costa Rica
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Under Cannonball Trees Across From Torch Ginger On Torch Ginger Trail


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Calathea warscewiczii var. Large


Calathea warscewicziiAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-048
Author: (L.Mathieu ex Planch.) Planch. & Linden
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Torch Ginger Trail By Birds Nest Anthuriums,boardwalk By Spectabile Gingers


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Calathea wiotii


Calathea wiotiiAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-049
Author: (E.Morren) Regel
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Boardwalk Vista Above Medinilla


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Calathea zebrina


Calathea zebrinaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-050
Author: (Sims) Lindl.
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Torch Ginger Trail, Heliconia Trail, Alakahi Stream Trail


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Calathea zebrina var. Humilior


Calathea zebrinaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-052
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Near Base Of Boulder Creek And Cook Pine Trails


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Calathea zebrina 'Binotii'


Calathea zebrinaAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-051
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Between Security And The Old Man Palm


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Ctenanthe (sp)


Ctenanthe (sp)Accession Number: CTEN-010-11-26-006
Habit: Erect Herb
Garden Location: Lily Lake Bench


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Ctenanthe burle-marxii


Ctenanthe burle-marxiiAccession Number: CTEN-010-11-26-005
Author: Helen Kennedy
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: On The Calathea Trail


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Ctenanthe burle-marxii


Ctenanthe burle-marxiiAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-043
Author: H.A.Kenn.
Synonym: Calathea stromata, Calathea stromanthifolia
Habit: erect herb
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Bottom Of Cook Pine Trail


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Ctenanthe burle-marxii var. obscura


Ctenanthe burle-marxiiAccession Number: CTEN-010-11-26-004
Author: Helen Kennedy
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Calathea Trail


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Ctenanthe lubbersiana


Ctenanthe lubbersianaAccession Number: CTEN-010-11-26-001
Author: (E. Morren) Eichler
Common Name: Bamburanta
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Anthurium Corner


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Ctenanthe lubbersiana var. variegated


Ctenanthe lubbersianaAccession Number: CTEN-010-11-26-002
Author: (E. Morren) Eichler
Common Name: Bamburanta
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Anthurium Corner


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Ctenanthe oppenheimiana


Ctenanthe oppenheimianaAccession Number: CTEN-010-11-26-003
Author: (E. Morren) K. Schum.
Common Name: Never-Never Plant
Synonym: Calathea oppenheimiana
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Anthurium Corner, Boardwalk Vista By Water Valve, Bottom Of Cook Pine Trail


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Ischnosiphon rotundifolius


Ischnosiphon rotundifoliusAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-036
Author: (Poepp. & Endl.) Körn.
Synonym: Calathea rotundifolia
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail, Behind Old Man Palm


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Maranta leuconeura


Maranta leuconeuraAccession Number: MARA-12-6-10-1
Author: (E.Morren) G.Nicholson
Synonym: Calathea leuconeura
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory


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Maranta leuconeura 'Silver Band'


Maranta leuconeuraAccession Number: Mara-15-5-25-1
Habit: Erect Herb
Garden Location: Lily Lake Area By Old Man Palm


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Maranta lietzei


Maranta lietzeiAccession Number: CAL-010-7-29-017
Author: C.H.Nelson, Sutherl. & Fern.Casas
Synonym: Calathea lietzei
Habit: erect herb
Origin: Brazil
Ecology: Understory
Garden Location: Cook Pine Trail By Mango Access Trail By H. Rostrata Ocean Trail


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Marantochloa purpurea


Marantochloa purpureaAccession Number: MARA-010-11-26-003
Author: (Ridl.) Milne-Redh.
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Africa
Garden Location: Lily Lake Bench


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Schumannianthus dichotomus


Schumannianthus dichotomusAccession Number: SCHU-010-11-26-001
Author: (Roxb.) Gagnep.
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Thailand
Garden Location: Boardwalk, Third Bench


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Stachyphrynium (sp)


Stachyphrynium (sp)Accession Number: STACH-010-11-26-001
Habit: Erect Herb
Garden Location: Nursery By Birdhouse


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Stromanthe amabilis


Stromanthe amabilisAccession Number: STRO-010-11-26-001
Author: E. Morren
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Calathea Trail


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Stromanthe sanguinea


Stromanthe sanguineaAccession Number: STRO-010-11-26-002
Author: Sonder
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Brazil
Garden Location: Monkeypod Trail, Alakahi Stream Trail


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Stromanthe stromanthoides


Stromanthe stromanthoidesAccession Number: STRO-011-08-02-001
Author: (J.F.Macbr.) L.Andersson
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: South America
Garden Location: Torch Ginger Trail


Thaumatococcus daniellii


Thaumatococcus danielliiAccession Number: THAM-010-11-26-001
Author: (Benn.) Benth. & Hook. f.
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Ghana
Uses: the natural source of thaumatin, an intensely sweet protein which is of interest in the development of sweeteners
Garden Location: Banyan Canyon


Undetermined Marantaceae species


Undetermined Marantaceae speciesAccession Number: UNKMAR-010-11-26-001
Habit: Erect Herb
Garden Location: By Cannonball Trees, Torch Ginger Trail


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Undetermined Marantaceae species


Undetermined Marantaceae  speciesAccession Number: UNKMAR-010-11-26-002
Habit: Erect Herb
Origin: Africa
Garden Location: Behind Lily Lake Bench