Sanchezia speciosa

COMMON NAME

Tiger Plant, Zebra plant, Shrubby whitevein

TYPE

​Shrub

FAMILY

Acanthaceae

NOTES

A bushy shrub with large variegated leaves have defined yellow veins and grow in an alternating pattern on the stems. The tubular yellow flowers emerge from red bracts.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Eduador and Peru

NATIVE HABITAT

Commonly found in wet habitats from sea level to about 200 m with warm temperature and high water availability. It can grow in both open sunny areas and shaded areas in the understory of native and disturbed forests

WEB SOURCES

floridata.com

cabi.org

florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg



Sanchezia nobilis