This member of the
Gesneriaceae family was given this name by Harold Emery Moore in 1973. It is
found in Brazil, growing in sphagnum peat moss or other forms of
well-drained soil with some water, high humidity and some sun. The
caudex will get six centimetres or more in diameter, the stems will
get 30 centimetres high. The flowers are, as the name indicates, bright red. It can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.