A huge plant found
at Seattle Conservatory.
Photo by Rob Blomquist.
This member of the Gesneriaceae family if found in Brazil. It was given
this name by Harold Emery Moore in 1973. It grows in
well-drained soil some water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow to 30
centimetres. The flowers are red and it can also be reproduced by
cuttings from the caudex.
The caudex grows mostly below surface.
This is a real early