Houseplants forum: What's the difference

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Rh48
Feb 5, 2016 1:04 PM CST
I recently purchased what I thought was Hypoestes Phyllostachya (Polka-Dot Plant - Pink splash) but, when I got it home, I noticed it was labeled as H. sanguinolenta. Can someone tell me the difference?
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sallyg
Feb 5, 2016 6:40 PM CST
just a synonym= another name same species.
https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?...
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Rh48
Mar 26, 2016 3:37 PM CST
Thank you! Sorry I'm just getting back to this - been away for a bit.

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