Private Dancer

General Information

Private Dancer has bright chartreuse or yellowish green leaves, heavily marked and finely sectored dark mahogany red to dark maroon red with purple leaf vein. Some leaf blades exhibit variable chimera depths, giving many intermediate colours, part pink and part green, and it is radically interrupted by lime or violet red to maroon red sectored and stripes. Leaves are purple underneath and stem is light purplish in colour. It could be used for close planting in garden beds.


Salient features
Plant Height 62.000 cm
Number of leaves 32.444
Number of branches 5.333
Stem girth 0.593 cm
Length of leaf with petiole 17.333 cm
Petiole length 4.333 cm
Diameter of leaf stalk 0.300 cm
Leaf width 9.667 cm
Length of leaf without petiole 13.333 cm




  • Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa, Goa