Calathea makoyana is a genus of flowering plants in the Marantaceae family. Although native to the state of Espírito Santo in eastern Brazil, this greenie is cultivated as an ornamental houseplant all over the world. It will become an excellent decoration of your home due to its original color and unpretentiousness in care.
This species is rather compact, usually growing up to 20 inches (50 cm) in height. Long, pubescent petioles bear one leaf each. The leaf blades can be thin, glossy, oval, or elliptical in shape with a pointed tip. They boast patterns of spots and stripes of different sizes, shapes, and shades. The ornament also appears on the back burgundy-purple side. During the flowering period, a short sprout with an inflorescence appears. The flowers are small and white in color. If grown indoors, Calathea blooms very rarely.