This South American plant , native to the forests of Colombia, makes numerous runners at the nodes thatreadily; the is very short. The are deeply wrinkled, hairy, crenate on the margins and extremely variegated. The solitary are very conspicuous.
It is very suitable for growing inwith other plants in dishes or hanging baskets. It also grows well on an epiphyte stump in a plant-case or terrarium. Its small size makes it a good choice for a bottle garden. It requires quite a high temperature; in winter, it must not fall below 18°C (64° F). A fairly humid atmosphere is essential. Propagate by means of the runners or by tip .