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 Photo by  Fima Toto,

 Photo of the flower by Mauro Peixoto,

Author: A.P. Chautems & M. Peixoto, 2010
Origin:   São Paulo, SE Brazil
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  6 Centimetres
Height:  30 Centimetres
Flower:   Red
Propagate: Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Gesneriaceae family was given this name by Alain P Chautems and Mauro Peixoto in 2010. It is found in outside São Paulo, Brazil, growing in a well drained soil with quite some water water and some sun. The caudex can grow to six centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 30 centimetres in height. The flowers are red.

The genera is named after Wilhelm Sinning,1792–1874, a gardener of the Botanische Gärten der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. The species name mean 'like a ball', revering to the caudex.

 The reddish caudex from