Calathea crotalifera (Marantaceae) 

 

Calathea crotalifera is known as the yellow rattle shaker for it's resemblance to a rattlesnake's rattle.  It prefers moist soil and partial shade, and will bloom in a pot.  Mature height is 3-4 feet.

 

Calathea crotalifera inflorescence

 

 

 

 

 

 

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