by Poppo, Hwm5.wh.qit.ne.jp.
Visible caudex with flowers by
Mauro Peixoto, BrazilPlants.com.
The flower up-front by Egon
|Author: ||Alain P. Chautems, 1990|
SE + S Brazil|
40 Centimetres |
|Names: || |
Corytholoma calcarium, Per Karl Hjalmar Dusén & Gustaf Oskar Andersson
Malme, 1937. |
Rechsteineria calcaria, Hoehne, 1958.
Rechsteineria calcaria f. macrophylla, Hoehne.
This member of the
was given this name by
Alain P. Chautems in 1990. It is found in south and south-eastern Brazil, growing in a
rich but well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to
ten centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 40 centimetres in height. The flowers are orange-red.
The genera is named after Wilhelm
Sinning,1792–1874, a gardener of the Botanische Gärten der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität
Bonn. The species name means 'rock-related'.
plant by Marilyn Allen, Gesneriadsociety.org.