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 Photo of the flower by Mauro Peixoto,

 Photo of a small caudex from

Author:  H.J. Wiehler & A.P. Chautems, 1991
Origin:   Bahia, NE Brazil
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  6 Centimetres
Height:  30 Centimetres
Flower:   Red - Pink
Propagate: Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Gesneriaceae family was given this name by Hans Joachim Wiehler and Alain P. Chautems in 1991. It is found in Bahia, north-eastern Brazil, growing on rocks or in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to six centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 30 centimetres in height. The flowers are red to pink.

The genera is named after Wilhelm Sinning,1792–1874, a gardener of the Botanische Gärten der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. The species name after Ana Maria Giulietti Harley, is a Brazilian biochemist, botanist, and educator.