Calathea loeseneri

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Brazilian star calathea
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Marantaceae
Genus: Calathea
Species: C. loeseneri
Binomial name
Calathea loeseneri

Goeppertia loeseneri (J.F. Macbr.) Borchs. & S. Suárez

Calathea loeseneri is a species of plant belonging to the Marantaceae family. It is native to Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia.[2] It can grow to a height of 1.2m (4 feet).[3][4]

Calathea loeseneri is widely cultivated as an ornamental outside its native range.[5][6][7][8]


  1. ^ Tropicos Calathea loeseneri
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Calathea loeseneri
  3. ^ Macbride, James Francis. 1931. Publications of the Field Museum of Natural History, Botanical Series 11(2): 51, Calathea loeseneri
  4. ^ Borchsenius Kristensen, Finn & Suárez, Stella. 2012. Systematic Botany 37(3): 632, Goeppertia loeseneri
  5. ^ Calathea loeseneri
  6. ^ Gardino Nursery, Delray Beach Florida USA, Brazilian Star Calathea
  7. ^ Online Plant Guide, Calathea loeseneri/Brazilian Calathea, Capathea
  8. ^ My Nice Flowers, Tropical Plants Finder, Tropical Flowers and Garden Plants of Malaysia, Calathea loeseneri star Calathea