: a genus of Brazilian tuberous herbs (family Gesneriaceae) having large petioled leaves and large flowers with a turbinate calyx and irregular bell-shaped 5-lobed corolla see gloxinia sense 2

Word History


New Latin, from Wilhelm Sinning †1874 German horticulturist + New Latin -ia

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“Sinningia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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