- Flower nameSinningia macropoda
- Scientific nameSinningia macropoda
- Aliassinningia macropoda, マクロポダ, シンニンギア, sinningia, Big Foot Glox
- Place of originParaná, Brazil
- Place of floweringPotted flower, Specific area
- Flowering seasonJuly, August
What is Sinningia macropoda
Sinningia macropoda, or Big Foot Glox (scientific name: Sinningia macropoda) is a succulent plant with large green leaves, many conspicuous vermilion flowers, and huge tubers. ative to the state of Paraná, Brazil, it is a semi-cold hardy perennial (tuberous succulent) in the family Gesneriaceae. In summer, a large leaf stalk emerges from the tip of the tuber, and a large leaf spreads out, and a flower stalk extends from the center of the leaf to produce 6 to 18 downward-facing, elongated, tubular, vermilion to red flowers. The tips of the tubular flowers are round and petal-like with five shallow lobes. Sesame-like reddish-purple spots are scattered on the inside of the petals.
Flowers of the same genus
Sinningia leucotricha (scientific name: Sinningia leucotricha), also known as "Queen of the Cliffs".
Common name: Sinningia macropoda, scientific name: Sinningia macropoda, aka: Big Foot Glox (Big Foot ), Origin: Paraná, Brazil, Life form. Semi-cold hardy perennial (tuberous succulent), Plant height: 60 cm, Leaf color: dark green, Leaf shape: broadly ovate, Leaf blade length: 20 cm, leaf width: 15 cm, Stipules: opposite (juveniles: 2 pairs, adults: 4-5 pairs), Leaf texture: soft, Flowering: summer, Flower color: red to red, Corolla tube: cylindrical, 3.5 cm long.