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Scientific Name: Cryptanthus zonatus 'Zebrinus'
Pronunciation: krip-TAN-thus zo-NATE-uss
Common Name: zebra plant
Family Name: Bromeliaceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features: Leaves basal and strap-shaped with fuzzy-edged grayish cross-banding.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Open, Spreading
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: South America (E. Brazil)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 11: (above 4 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses:
Additional Info: Google
zebra plant
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation:
Colour in Summer: Dark-green, Silver / Grayish
Colour in Fall: Dark-green, Silver / Grayish
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Apices: Acute
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Serrulate, Spinose

Inflorescence Type: Corymb
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:3
Corolla Shape:Tubular
Ovary Position:Inferior
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug
Fruit Type: Multiple fruit
Fruit Colour: Brown, Green
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, Rarely seen locally
Bark or Stem Colour:

Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Mealybugs, Root rot, Scale insects,
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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