This is one of 70 species of Sonerila distributed from India to China and southward to Indonesia. A low-growing sub-shrub, it reaches a height of only 30 cm (12 inch) in the wild and even less in cultivation. Theare broadly ovate, dark green with silvery white patches and minute dots on the upper surface and pale green flushed with red on the underside. The inflorescence is an umbel composed of about ten pink . It is a warmth-loving plant that requires a temperature of 20°-25° C (68°-77°F) throughout the year. It needs a light .
High– 70 per cent – is essential. It grows well in a bottle garden or terrarium. Water regularly. When , take care not to make the leaves wet. Propagate by means of .