|Author: ||A.P. Chautems
& M. Peixoto, 2010|
São Paulo, SE Brazil|
||Medium - Maximum|
30 Centimetres |
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.