Taxon: Saintpaulia ionantha H. Wendl.

 
Genus: Saintpaulia
Family: Gesneriaceae
Nomen number: 401834
Place of publication: Gartenflora 42:321, t. 1391, fig. 66. 1893
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 30-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; China FlEncy)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Christenhusz, M. J. M. 2012. On African violets and Cape primroses - towards a monophyletic Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae) (Phytotaxa) 46:3-9.
  3. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. León, B. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  9. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. (China FlEncy)

Check other web resources for Saintpaulia ionantha H. Wendl. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Saintpaulia ionantha cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=401834. Accessed 24 May 2018.