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Calathea crotalifera, Rattlesnake Plant, Rattle Shaker, Rattlesnake Ginger, Yellow Rattleshaker

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Calathea crotalifera

Rattlesnake Plant, Rattle Shaker, Rattlesnake Ginger, Yellow Rattleshaker
Family: Marantaceae
Origin: Central and South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowers

The unusual inflorescences are upright, shaped like a rattlesnake's rattle, up to 10 inches (25 cm) long, and consist of stacked leathery floral bracts with small, yellow or yellow-orange flowers peeking out at the edges. The relatively inconspicuous actual flowers are tubular and have 3 unequal lobes.


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