|Etymology||Genus||Half (Hemi) paintbrush (graphis); referring to the brushy filaments of the outer stamens|
|Species||Creeping; referring to its form|
|Synonyms||Hemigraphis primulifolia (Nees) Fern.-Vill.|
|Common Names||Red Flame, Red lily, Waffle Plant|
|Native Distribution||Pacific Islands|
The Red Flame is very common in shady areas. Note the tiny pink flowers.
The leaves of the plant, with purplish veins.
The underside of the leaf is purple.
The margins are crenate.
The pink flowers close-up.
What look like a variety with white flowers.