Columnea schiedeana Schltdl.
Columnea schiedeana is a shrub.
Columnea schiedeana was described by Diederich Franz Leonhard von Schlechtendal in 1838. The name is considered as validly published.
Columnea schiedeana is a species in the genus Columnea which contains approximately 197 to 251 species and belongs to the family of the Gesneriaceae (Gesneriad Family). The type species of the genus is Columnea scandens.
Wood and Bark
Columnea schiedeana is evergreen. The green, simple leaves are opposite. They are ovate and petiolate.
Flowers and Fruits
Columnea schiedeana produces brown tubular flowers from March to May.
The shrubs carry white berries.
Columnea schiedeana is native to East Mexico.
The shrubs prefer a half-shady situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be gritty loam. They tolerate temperatures down to -7Â°C (USDA zone 9).