A smooth, stemless herb arising from tuberous aromatic rootstocks with fibrous cylindric roots. Leaves are horizontally spreading, orbicular to broadly ovate, 7 to15 cm long, with rounded base. Flowers are few, about 4 to 6 or more, with lanceolate bracts which are about 3.5 cm long. Corolla tube is slender, 2.5 to 3 cm long; with a lip cleft to the middle, about 2.5 cm wide, white or pale pink spotted with violet. Staminodes are obovate, about 1 to 2 cm long. source: http://www.stuartxchange.com/Dusol.html
in a plant box under shade
My mother calls it cosoe. I like the metallic sheen of the flower. Found in the office garden.