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Family: GESNERIACEAE 

 Sinningia piresiana
 

Photo by Ron Myhr.

  
Author:  Alain Chautems 1990
Family:  Gesneriaceae
Habitat:  Sao Paulo, Brazil
Soil:  Rich
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  12 centimetres
Height:  25 centimetres
Flower:  Pink/Maroon
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Rechsteineria piresiana,  Frederico Carlos Hoehne 1958

Photo by Ron Myhr.

   This member of the Gesneriaceae family was given this name by Alain Chautems in 1990. It is found near Sao Paulo, Brazil, growing in a rich but well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to twelve centimetres in diameter, the stems up to 25 centimetres. The flowers are pink and maroon.