The nerve plant is an excellent houseplant that is native to South American rainforests since the patterns on the leaves are highly decorative. The nerve plant needs to maintain a temperature above 21 ℃ and watered regularly. This plant can be difficult to grow and it is recommended to purchase from a nursery directly.
If you observe the leaves carefully, you will find the veins attractive. The white or red veins exhibit a sharp contrast to the dark green ones, displaying the whole veins structure are clearly, just like the direction of human nerves. So, it is called nerve plant.