Mandirola Naegelia Roezlii

Van Houtte, 1845

This is an early inter-generic hybrid created by a Mr. Roezli, of what are now Smithiantha zebrina (formerly Naegelia zebrina) and Achimenes mexicana (formerly Mandirola mexicana).  In modern terminology, it would be referred to as an XAchimenanthaIt appears to be a beautiful plant, with the flowering habit and foliage of a Smithantha, and flowers clearly influenced by the Achimenes.

 

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