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Family: GESNERIACEAE 

 Sinningia douglasii
 
  
Author:  Alain Chautems 1990
Family:  Gesneriaceae
Habitat:  Brazil
Soil:  Moss (Epiphytic)
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Minimum
Thickness:  6 centimetres
Height:  35 centimetres
Flower:  Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Gesneria douglassii, John Lindley 1826. Gesneria verticillata Hook. ex Hanst. 1864. Rechsteineria douglasii  Kuntze 1891. Corytholoma douglasii, Voss 1894.

Photo of a perfect caudex: Ron Myhr.

   This member of the Gesneriaceae family was given this name by Alain Chautems in 1990. It is found in the Atlantic forest in southeast region of Brazil, growing in the moss on trees, with quite some water and little sun. The caudex can grow up to six centimetres in diameter and the whole plant will raise for up to 35 centimetres. The flowers are pink.