Chrysothemis is a genus of 7 species in the family Gesneriaceae. Species are distributed throughout Central and South America. Plants are tuberous and can go dormant during the dry season. The flowers are nested inside a conspicuous sepal cup. Only 2 of the 7 species are common in cultivation. These plants can be propagated easily from seeds, stem cuttings, or division of tubers. They prefer moderate sunlight and dilute fertilizers during growth.
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