Calathea ornata

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Pin-stripe prayerplant
C. ornata 'Roseo-lineata'
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Marantaceae
Genus: Calathea
Species: C. ornata
Binomial name
Calathea ornata
(Linden ex Lem.) Körn.[1][2]
  • Calathea arrecta Lindl. & André
  • Maranta albolineata (Körn.) Regel
  • Maranta coriifolia Regel, Gartenflora 28: 295 (1879).
  • Maranta ornata Linden ex Lem.
  • Maranta regalis hort. ex Lem.
  • Maranta roseolineata (Körn.) Linden
  • Phrynium ornatum (Linden) K.Koch
  • Phyllodes arrecta (Lindl. & André
  • Phyllodes ornata (Linden) Kuntze

Calathea ornata (also called variously striped, pin-stripe, or pin-stripe calathea) is a species of perennial plant in the family known as the prayer plants. It is native to South America (Colombia, Venezuela), and is cultivated in temperate countries as a houseplant.[1] It is affected by spider mites.


  1. ^ a b c Gartenflora 17: 87. 1858 GRIN (April 28, 2000). "Calathea ornata information from NPGS/GRIN". Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ Gartenflora, "Plant Name Details for Calathea ornata". IPNI. Retrieved March 26, 2010. Nomenclatural synonym = Maranta ornata Lem. (Published in: Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe 4: t. 413. 1848.) 
  3. ^ "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". 

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