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Family: GESNERIACEAE 

 Sinningia macrostachya
 

Found this plant at Grootscholten.

  
Author:  Alain Chautems 1990
Family:  Gesneriaceae
Habitat:  Brazil, Uruguay
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  40 centimetres
Height:  130 centimetres
Flower:  Red
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Leather Leaf Gloxinia
Synonyms:  Gesneria macrostachya John Lindley 1828. Rechsteineria macrostachya L.B. Sm.1955
   This member of the Gesneriaceae family was given this name by Alain Chautems in 1990. It is found in Brazil and Uruguay, growing in well drained peat with some to lots of water and some sun. The caudex can grow up to 40 centimetres in diameter and the whole plant will raise for up to 130 centimetres. The flowers are red.