Sinningia macropoda

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  • Photographer: Ron Myhr
  • Grown by: Smithsonian Institution Greenhouses

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A closeup of the flowers can be seen by clicking here. The large, partly above-ground tuber, can be just glimpsed through the foliage. A plant growing in nature shows the same roundish leaves and bright red flowers. As implied by the name of the species, the tuber can grow to considerable size.