C.G.D. Nees von
45 Centimetres |
Pale Yellow - White / Greenish White|
|Names: || |
Might have been: Gloxinia helleri,
Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1829. |
Gloxinia dubia, G.Don.
Gloxinia schottii, J.C.Mikan.
Wildungenia nobilis, Wender.
This member of the
was given this name by Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck in 1825. It is found in
south-eastern, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to
ten centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 45 centimetres in height. The flowers are white to pale yellow with a greenish-white throat.
The genera is named after Wilhelm
Sinning,1792–1874, a gardener of the Botanische Gärten der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität
Bonn. This is the first with the name. The species name in honour of Franz Xaver
Heller, 1778-1840, a German physician and botanist.