Ctenanthe pilosa, also known as Golden Variegated Ctenanthe, is native to Brazil in tropical South America and belongs to the Marantaceae family. It is an evergreen perennial and ornamental plant grown for its strikingly beautiful variegated foliage.
Ctenanthe pilosa is a species of the genus Ctenanthe that comprises of about 16 species of flowering plants. It is a herbaceous and evergreen perennial that grows approximately between 50-90 cm tall or more and spreads as wide. A fast-growing and clump-forming plant that spreads via its stoloniferous root system underground. This species in its native habitat has dark green leaves. These plants are considered mildly poisonous.