**UPDATE: March 2014 show - including David Zaitlin's lecture - is cancelled due to weather-related complications**
With David Zaitlin's lecture coming up (March 8, 2014, just outside of DC), I thought I would post some photos of Sinningia speciosa.
Here is one with Jim Robert's hand for size:
Sinningia speciosa 'Cabo Frio' from the 2009 Convention of The Gesneriad Society
One from our 2006 local show:
Sinningia speciosa 'Carangola', exhibited at the 2009 Convention:
And of course, there are the staggering amazing speciosa examples from Charles Lawn's hybridizing efforts - see a few examples at The Gesneriad Reference Web.