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kaempferia mottled leaf juvenile leaf colours

Kaempferia "mottled leaf"

Note: we do not have a positive identity for this species yet

Description: Leaves to six inches long and 5 inches broad, beautifully mottled.  Juvenile leaves change pattern colour as they  mature. Flowers throughout summer. Flowers are produced successively on short peduncles. Winter dormant. Leaves die down from late autumn onwards. Rhizomes remain underground through winter. Excellent pot plant.

Habitat:  Known from the trade locally  as Kaempfaeria roscoeana

Ethnobotany: not known



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