Pseuderanthemum carruthersii, commonly known as the Carruthers' false eranthemum, is a tropical plant that belongs to the family Acanthaceae. It is native to Thailand and other parts of Southeast Asia, and is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant for its attractive foliage and vibrant flowers.
The plant typically grows up to 1 meter (3 feet) in height and has long, lance-shaped leaves that are dark green with purple undersides. The flowers are tubular in shape and can range in color from pink to purple, appearing in clusters at the top of the plant.
Pseuderanthemum carruthersii is a relatively easy plant to care for, and thrives in warm, humid conditions with well-draining soil. It can be grown both indoors and outdoors, and prefers partial to full sun exposure. Regular watering and fertilization can help encourage healthy growth and flowering.
In addition to its ornamental value, Pseuderanthemum carruthersii has been used in traditional medicine in some Southeast Asian countries for its purported medicinal properties. However, more research is needed to fully understand the plant's potential health benefits.