Sanchezia speciosa LĂ©onard

Shrub to about 1.5 m tall. Leaves to 30 cm long, oblong-ovate, large, glossy, with sunken white to yellow veins, long-pointed. Flowers in spikes, each flower to 5 cm long with bright red bracts and yellow petals. [S. nobilis hort.]

Ecuador, Peru

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Acanthaceae. In: Spencer, R.. 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.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Acanthaceae
genus        Sanchezia Ruiz & Pav.