Ethnobotanical Dictionary
Yellow veined eranthemum

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii

Description
It is an evergreen shrub native to the Pacific Islands, that reaches a maximum height of 1.5 m. and 1 m. in diameter. Its leaves are green with white spots, elongated in the form of a lance that emerge from a reddish stem. The flowers are pink, arranged in separate clusters, in a star formation. Its fruit is a capsule with 4 seeds. It prefers tropical and humid climates and does well in direct light or shade. It needs abundant irrigation in periods of drought. Propagation occurs by cuttings.

Applications:

It is an ornamental plant, used in outdoor gardens.

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii