- Flower nameSanchezia speciosa
- Scientific nameSanchezia speciosa
- Aliasサンチェシア・スペシオサ, Shrubby whitevein, キンヨウボク, スペキオサ
- Place of origin Ecuador, Peru and Brazil
- Place of floweringGreenhouse, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonFebruary, March
What is Sanchezia speciosa
Sanchezia speciosa or Shrubby whitevein (scientific name: Sanchezia Speciosa) is an evergreen small shrub of the genus Sanchezia in the family Acanthaceae, native to Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. The stems are square, with oval leaves attached to the paired growths. The green, thick leaves have distinct veins.
Sanchezia Speciosa, also known as Sanchezia Speciosa, Shrubby whitevein, Sanchezia Speciosa, Origin: Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Habitat: tropical rainforest, tree height: 200 cm, leaf length: 10-30 cm, leaf shape: elliptical, leaf color: green with conspicuous white to yellow veins, leaf margin: full or slightly serrated, Inflorescence: spike, Flower shape: thin tubular flowers, bracts: red, Flower color: light yellow to yellow, Flower diameter: 5 cm.
Number of stamens: 2 stamens, Flowering season: February to March (in greenhouses, annual), Fruit: long, slender, terminal capsule; seeds: 6-8 pairs.