Sinningia speciosa Hiern, Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1877: 91 1877. (Syn: Gloxinia caulescens Lindl.; Gloxinia discolor Kunze; Gloxinia diversiflora May; Gloxinia fyfiana Lem.; Gloxinia immaculata Mart. ex Hanst.; Gloxinia maxima Paxton; Gloxinia menziesiana Young ex Otto & A.Dietr.; Gloxinia merkii E.Otto; Gloxinia passinghamii Paxton; Gloxinia rubra Paxton; Gloxinia speciosa Lodd. …; Gloxinia teuchleri Lem.; Ligeria caulescens (Lindl.) Decne.; Ligeria menziesiana (Young ex Otto & Dietr.) Hanst.; Ligeria speciosa (Lodd.) Decne. .; Martynia caulescens Desf. ex Steud. (Unresolved); Orthanthe fyfiana Lem. (Unresolved); Sinningia menziesiana (Young ex Otto & Dietr.) G. Nicholson);
Gloxinia from my home garden: Gloxinia of Gesneriaceae a new fond acquisition at my garden in Pune. A small succulent herb 15-20 cm tall; leaves radical, 10-12 cm, ovate-oblong, dentate, succulent. Flowers 5-6 cm on a stout peduncle.
Beautiful flower. Is it possible to grow this plant in Mumbai climate ?
Nice picture sir. Does it have any fragrance?
all flowers have a scent however faint when they first open, you know that of course..
Sinningia speciosa was introduced as a house plant popularly known as Gloxinia, the original plant hailing from south America. This tuberous herb with inodorous flowers can be grown in moist shady places even in
I have had good experiences with Gloxinia perrenis which used to give smell at particular time, almost twice a day it was on peak otherwise it was faintly scented. Infact the person in whose garden I saw it for
efloraofindia:”For Id 06022013MR2’’ potted plant with deep pink flowers at Pune: 28/01/2013
requesting identification of this potted plant at a private society garden at Pune. No fruits were seen.
this is Sinningia speciosa
COMMON NAME :- Brazillian gloxinia
Garden Flower For ID : Flower Show,Mumbai : 170214 : AK-9 : Attachments (4). 7 posts by 3 authors.
A cultivated, potted garden flower seen at the Flower Show yesterday. (16.2.14).
This is Gloxinia flower
Could the correct name be Gloxinia speciosa ‘Brocade Double’?
yes madam YOU are right
Now the correct name would be Sinningia speciosa or Gloxinia speciosa?
Experts kindly help.
I saw this plant long time back in a nursery in Gangtok, During the month of November 2006. There were two flower colour variety of this plant. I am attaching both the photos. Kindly help to identify it.
Info find under http://www.blumen-garten-pflanzen.de/zimmerpflanzen/gloxinie-sinningia.htm Sorry it is in german.
Attaching my pictures taken a few days ago.
Here you will find many beautiful color varitions
i think this is African violet.
i don’t have more / new information. i feel it is Gloxinie (Sinningia), I have seen this plant with many diff colors. My plant has lila flowers, the fotos i have sent already.
perhaps this helps, now in english
This is undoubtedly a Gesneriaceae member. First one seems like a very young plant of Gloxinia perrenis. It sud have a very pleasant colgate
kind of smell, just to confirm you can check. Smell in early morning till 8am. It should also have a perrenating creeping rhizome like underground stem. Second one is another unknown species of Gloxinia to me….
It appears close to images at Sinningia speciosa Hiern
I also checked in net & these appear to match.
yes sinningia-speciosa. very popular indoor plant, because it has many colors and is easy to keep.
Please help with identification : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
please help with identification of the flower attached.
Got this plant from a nursery in Jamnagar, Gujarat. But no one knew anything about it.
Looks close to Gloxinia to me
Thanks, …, for the genus id.
It is close to images at Sinningia speciosa (Cultivated)