This impressive species can grow to a large size, with large leaves, many flowers and an enormous partly-exposed tuber. It can also be managed as a more modest and tidier plant, to good effect. Additional photos can be seen in a slideshow by clicking one of the links below:
- A closeup of the flowers can be seen by clicking here.
- 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.
- A modest but beautiful show plant, exhibited at the GS2019 convention, can be seen here.
- A plant exhibited at the 2020 virtual show of the Gesneriad Society
- What is probably the same plant exhibited at the 2021 virtual show of the Gesneriad Society.