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Family: GESNERIACEAE 

 Sinningia macrorrhiza
 
  
Author:  Hans Joachim Wiehler 1975
Family:  Gesneriaceae
Habitat:  Brazil
Soil:  Peat
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  8 centimetres - or more.
Height:  60 centimetres
Flower:  Pale Red - Red
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Gesneria macrorrhiza, Barthélemy Charles Joseph Dumortier 1836. Gesneria bulbosa var. macrorrhiza, Klotzsch  1842. Rechsteineria macrorhiza, Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze 1891

   This member of the Gesneriaceae family was given this name by Hans Joachim Wiehler in 1975. It is found around Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, growing in a rich soil with some to lots of water and some sun. The caudex, which will form on cuttings, can grow to eight centimetres or more in diameter. The branches reaches 60 centimetres. The flowers are bright red, but should also come in lighter nuances of red ore even crème coloured.