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Family: GESNERIACEAE 

 Sinningia reitzii
 

Photo by Ron Myhr.

  
Author:  Laurence Edgar Skog 1987
Family:  Gesneriaceae
Habitat:  Southern Brazil
Soil:  Rich
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  14 centimetres
Height:  70 centimetres
Flower:  Red - Magenta
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Rechsteineria reitzii, Frederico Carlos Hoehne 1958

Photo by Ron Myhr.

   This member of the Gesneriaceae family was given this name by Laurence Edgar Skog in 1987. It is found in southern Brazil, growing in a rich but well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to fourteen centimetres in diameter, the stems up to 70 centimetres. The flowers are from red to magenta.