- Native to Nigeria, this plant prefers well-drained soils in shady areas, but will tolerate dry periods. Prevents regeneration of native plants in bushland.
- Upright succulent herb or forb that grows to 60 cm.
- From the fleshy rhizome emerge stiff, lance-shaped leaves, 0.6 m to 1.2 m long, dark-green with mottling of grey-green and yellow throughout.
- Small, cream to green, tubular flowers are carried on a spike.