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Family: GESNERIACEAE 

 Sinningia iarae
 
 
Author:  Alain Chautems, 1995
Family:  Gesneriaceae
Origin:  Sao Paulo, Brazil
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  6 Centimetres
Height:  40 Centimetres
Flower:  Pink
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -
   This member of the Gesneriaceae family was described by Alain Chautems in 1995. Well-drained grit, some water and some sun. The stems will reach for 40 centimetres from a six centimetre caudex. The flowers are pink, and the tiny seeds are the only way of reproducing. I  got the seeds from Tsuh Yang in New York 2003. He found them in Sao Sebastiao, Sao Paulo State, Brazil 2001.

SubFamily: Gesnerioideae, Tribe: Gloxineae.

The genera is named after Wilhelm Sinning,1792–1874, a gardener of the Botanische Gärten der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. The species name means  'God Contended', 'Wrestles with God', 'Triumphant with God'