Calathea Orbifolia has large, almost regular, rounded leaves that sit on erect tall petioles. The leaf blades are thin, with slightly wavy edges. Stripes radiate from the central vein in both directions, forming a beautiful ornament on the front surface of the leaves. The seamy side of the leaves is uniformly green.
Dark green lines on the leaves of Calathea Orbifolia alternate with lighter ones. It is noteworthy that the width of both is the same.