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Family: GESNERIACEAE

 Sinningia macropoda
 

21 year old plant, 25 centimetres caudex.

 

  

Author:  Harold Emery Moore, 1973
Family:  Gesneriaceae
Habitat:  Brazil, Paraguay
Soil:  Peat or Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  15-30 centimetres
Flower:  Red
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Big Foot Glox
Synonyms:  Corytholoma macropodum, Sprague1908. Rechsteineria macropoda, C.H.Curtis 1932
 

 

  

This member of the Gesneriaceae family was given this name by Harold Emery Moore in 1975. It is found in Brazil and Paraguay, growing in well drained peat with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow up to 25 centimetres in diameter and the whole plant will raise for up to 15 or even 30 centimetres. The flowers are red.