Shrub to about 2 m tall. Leaves elliptic, to about 15 cm long with irregular cream, yellow or white marbling.
New Guinea, but widely naturalised in SE Asia
Source: (2002). Acanthaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.