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Calathea zebrina

Calathea zebrina (Sims) Lindl.

 

Zebra Plant

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassZingiberidaeGingers and related plants
OrderZingiberalesginger, cardamom, turmeric, galangal, myoga, bananas, arrowroot, and others
FamilyMarantaceae
GenusCalathea
Specieszebrina

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Calathea zebrina description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Apr 2011.

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Calathea zebrina (Zebra Plant)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm)