|Nematanthus nervosus, showing the foliage and distinctive "goldfish" flower.|
Nematanthus is a genus of flowering plants of the family Gesneriaceae. All of its species are endemic to Brazil. Compared to other gesneriads, Nematanthus has leaves that are small, succulent, and hard-surfaced. The plant has a trailing, branching, and spreading habit; it is generally an epiphyte in nature and a hanging-basket plant in cultivation.
Hummingbirds often will feed from the nectar-filled "goldfish" flowers.
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