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Ctenanthe

Synonyms

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Botanical details
Family
Marantaceae
Native to the UK
No
Potentially harmful
Genus

Ctenanthe

Genus description

Ctenanthe are bushy evergreen perennials grown for their usually strikingly patterned, lance-shape to obovate leaves; irregular and usually inconspicuous tubular white or yellow flowers are borne in short racemes intermittently throughout the year

Name status

Correct

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