|History:||1898 by Heinrich Gusta in genus Schizocasia. Then, in 1968, the plant got added in the genus Xenophya by Dan H Nicolson. In 1990 the plant was renamed by botanist Alistar Hay in New Guinea.|
|Country of Origin:||Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and New Guinea|
|Sun Requirements:||Partial or Dappled Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
|Plant Height:||2 to 5 Feet|
|Plant Spread:||2 to 3 Feet|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
|Flower Time:||Other: Seasonal.
|Toxicity:||Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
|Propagation: Seeds:||Other info: Remove seed from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination. Viability declines if seeds are allowed to dry. Soak overnight in distilled water and plant.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Division
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
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