Gloxinia sylvatica

Gloxinia sylvatica

  • Gloxinia sylvatica
  • Gloxinia sylvatica
  • Flower name
    Gloxinia sylvatica
  • Scientific name
    Gloxinia sylvatica
  • Aliasシーマニア, Gloxinia sylvatica, グロキシニア・シルバティカ, Bolivian sunset, Seemannia
  • Place of originPeru and Bolivia
  • Place of floweringPotted flower
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, October, November, December

What is Gloxinia sylvatica

Gloxinia sylvatica or Bolivian sunset (Gloxinia sylvatica) is an evergreen perennial herb of the genus Gloxinia in the family Gesneriaceae native to Peru and Bolivia. It is also known by its former scientific name, Seemannia (formerly Seemannia latifolia). The species name "sylvatica" means "woodland", and it grows wild in forests in its native habitat. The leaves are thick and oblong in shape. The flowers bloom for a long time from autumn to the following spring from the leaf axils of the many thin stems. The flowers are oblong-ovate, narrowing near the tip with five shallow lobes at the tip. The flowers are vermilion on the outside and yellow on the inside with scattered small vermilion spots.

Common name: Gloxinia sylvatica, scientific name: Gloxinia sylvatica, botanical name: Romania, Bolivian sunset, origin: Peru, Bolivia, herb height: 15-30 cm, life cycle: evergreen perennial Leaf shape: oblong-ovate; Inflorescence: opposite; Corolla shape: tubular; Corolla diameter: 1 cm; Corolla length: 2 to 2.5 cm; Flower color: bright vermilion; Flowering season: October to March; Fruit type: capsule.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Gesneriaceae
  • Genus
    Gloxinia
  • Species
    G. sylvatica
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen perennial herb
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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