This is a small, about 30 cm tall species. The leaves are almost black and velvety.
It has been in cultivation for a long time, it was found in the wild
very recently on the Tabin limestones in E Sabah (Malaysia).
Commonly used names - 'Blackie', 'Black Velvet' & 'Ninja'.
they show the same species, a juvenile plant.
but when there's not enough light it is green.
Kwietnik, photo © Paweł Słomczyński
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