Maranta leuconeura (muh-RAN-tuh loo-koh-NUR-uh) var. erythroneura (e-REETH-roh-NYUR-uh) ‘Lemon Lime’ is a very popular variety of Prayer Plant. The genus name, Maranta, refers to Venetian botanist, Bartolomea Maranti (1500-1571). The specific
Four different genera share the name of prayer plant: Calathea (aka Goeppertia), Ctenanthe, Stromanthe, and Maranta. Maranta’s (especially Maranta leuconeura) are the most popular. The good news is all varieties
If your prayer plant gets yellow leaves the fix is usually fairly simple. The cause is often watering, humidity, temperatures or nutrient deficiency. Click on this article to learn the cause and how to fix yellowing prayer plant leaves.