Caladium 'Marcel'

Accepted:

Yes

Established:

Yes

Nomenclatural Notes:

Established.

Published in:

Aroideana Vol. 4, No. 4 October 1981

Released Year:

1981

Propagated:

Yes

Cultivar Type:

Sport

Originator:

Marcel Lecoufle

Namer:

Marcel Lecoufle

Seed Parent:

Pollen Parent:

Base Species or Cultivar:

Caladium humboldtii

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Cultivar Origin:

It was found from thousands of plants that came out of tissue culture of Caladium humboldtii.

Name Origin:

References the first name of the discoverer.

Growth Habit:

Typical growth habit of a Caladium with leaves emerging out of tubers.

Leaf Blade:

Peltate leaves with a short triangular sinus. The blade is almost entirely white but for the thin green veins. It is otherwise identical to the species Caladium humboldtii.

Bloom and Fruit:

Not observed.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Almost identical to the species Caladium humboldtii except with the leaf blades almost entirely white but for the thin green veins.

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