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Kohleria 'Brazil Gem'

Family Name: Gesneriaceae
Full Sun: 6-8h Semi-Shade Moderate Water Cool Climate Interiorscape / Indoor Plant Ornamental Flowers Herbaceous

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant

Biogeography

Local Conservation Status Exotic

Description and Ethnobotany

Foliage Foilage, arranged alternately, dark orange to green with a dark red underside, tomentose with toothed leaf margin.
Flowers Flowers, bright orange and yellow, tubular, red spots on the petals of the plant.
Others - Plant Morphology Rhizomatous plants with a period of dormancy during their growth cycle.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Landscape Uses Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun, Semi-Shade
Water Preference Prefers Cool Environment, Moderate Water

Image Repository

Images

Others

Master ID 33947
Species ID 8363
Flora Disclaimer The information in this website has been compiled from reliable sources, such as reference works on medicinal plants. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment and NParks does not purport to provide any medical advice. Readers should always consult his/her physician before using or consuming a plant for medicinal purposes.
Species record last updated on: 15 September 2020.
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