Sinningia lateritia

  1. Feature table
  2. External link
  3. Publication and etymology

I have never grown this species.  It is a member of the Galea Group.

Feature table for Sinningia lateritia

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Botany

Taxonomic group The galea group of the Dircaea clade.





External Link

Mauro Peixoto's Brazilian Plants site has a page about S. lateritia.



Publication

Lindley, 1837 (as Gesneria lateritia).  Transferred to Sinningia by Chautems, 1990.

Etymology: presumably from Latin later ("brick").  Laterite is a brick-like red stone.