Ctenanthe oppenheimiana

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Giant Bamburanta
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Marantaceae
Genus: Ctenanthe
Species: C. oppenheimiana
Binomial name
Ctenanthe oppenheimiana
(E.Morr) K.Schum
Synonyms[1]
  • Calathea oppenheimiana E.Morren
  • Maranta herderiana Regel
  • Maranta oppenheimiana (E.Morren) Petersen
  • Phyllodes oppenheimiana (E.Morren) Kuntze

Ctenanthe oppenheimiana, the Giant Bamburanta or Never Never Plant, is a species of plant of family Marantaceae and is a native of Brazil.[2] The perennial cultivar "Tricolor" is an ornamental variety. This plant can grow to more than 18 inches.[3][4]

Tricolor variety

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