EPPO Global Database

Fittonia albivenis(FITVE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: FITVE
  • Preferred name: Fittonia albivenis
  • Authority: (Veitch) Brummitt


South America (northwest, to Bolivia and central Brazil). Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Bangladesh, Indochina, Central America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Adelaster albivenis Veitch
Fittonia argyroneura Coemans
Fittonia verschaffeltii (Lemaire) Van Houtte

Common names
Name Language
mosaic plant English
nerve plant English
silver-nerve plant English
silver-net plant English
silver-threads English
white-leaved fittonia English
Mosaikpflanze German
fils d'argent French
planta de mosaico Spanish
fittonia con venature bianche Italian
mozaïekplant Dutch
fitónia Portuguese
beni-amimegusa Japanese
fittonia Japanese
koba-amimegusa Japanese
コパアミメグサ Japanese
フィットニア Japanese
ベニアミメグサ Japanese
фиттония серебристая Russian