The compact perennial plant Tydaea belongs to the Gesneriev family. At the same time, Tydea comes from Brazil. In the wild, 2 forms of this plant are distinguished: semi-shrub and herbaceous. The height of the bush is about 50 cm. In a room theea, the height, as a rule, does not exceed 0.3 m. The plant has a tuberous root system, as well as drooping or upright stems.