Monolena primuliflora – Ant Plant (3″ pot)


Caudiciforms plant with oval shaped, puckered, satiny leaves. It produces pinkish Begonia-like flowers on tall red stems. This is a rare, tropical, collector plant.

Ships in 3″ pot. Does not come with flowers.

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Family: Melastomataceae 
Origin: Peru, Ecuador

Caudiciforms or caudex (fat base) forming plant similar to Hydnophytum and Myrmecodia. Can grow in terrariums or outside in shade and warm climates. Keep soil slightly moist. Cold sensitive.
Really neat, cool, unusual, and weird!

All photos are for reference purposes only.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 8 × 18 in
Gardino Nursery