Pseuderanthemum carruthersii (Seem.) Guillaumin

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Golden Pseuderanthemum
Synonym: Pseuderanthemum reticulatum Radlk.
Common Name: Yellow-vein eranthemum
Flowering & Fruiting Period: December-May
Distribution: Native of Polynesia
Habitat: Grown as garden plant
Uses: Ornamental
Key Characteristics: Pseuderanthemum is a genus of about 60 species of herbs and shrubs native to the tropical regions of the world. The name is from the Greek pseudo, false, and Eranthemum, the genus in which these plants were formerly placed. So, they are commonly called false eranthemums. The variety Yellow-Vein Eranthemum is an evergreen shrub notable for its unusual green-veined creamy yellow foliage. It has small white flowers with purple-pink dotty spots at the base.