The sole member of its genus, P. nummularia has relatively large and very dramatic red flowers. Although it requires cool and moist conditions it has high potential as a horticultural subject.
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- Another photo of a single flower, illustrating the small “target” opening.
- A portion of a plant with multiple flowers.
- A whole plant entered in a flower show.
This species was originally obtained by the Smithsonian Institution, and then distributed with the collection number USBRG 1994-522.