Scientific Name: Cryptanthus bivittatus Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:earth star Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:BromeliaceaeHabit: Open, Spreading
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 11: (above 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Succulent, Prickly, Lanceolate, Linear, Serrate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: White, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Multiple fruit, Green
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Leaves spirally arranged on a compact stem, linear-lanceolate, margins wavy and serrate, pink variegation, up to 15 cm long.