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Sinningia 'Pirate's Petite Angel'

Family Name: Gesneriaceae
Semi-Shade Moderate Water Occasional Misting Interiorscape / Indoor Plant Ornamental Flowers Cool Climate Herbaceous

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Biogeography

Native Distribution Of horticultural origin

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form It is a small tuberous herb with a rosette growth form.
Foliage Its leaves are green to dull olive-green.
Flowers Its pink, tubular flowers are borne on long stems in leaf axils.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils, Low Humidity / Aircon
Landscape Uses Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting, Terrarium

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, Occasional Misting, [Remarks] (Avoid over watering the plant as soggy media will cause the caudex to rot.)
Propagation Method Storage Organ

Foliar

Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Pink, White
Flower Location Axillary

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Master ID 32995
Species ID 7409
Flora Disclaimer The information in this website has been compiled from reliable sources, such as reference works on medicinal plants. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment and NParks does not purport to provide any medical advice. Readers should always consult his/her physician before using or consuming a plant for medicinal purposes.
Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.
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