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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:
Name Verified on: 30-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Christenhusz, M. J. M. 2012. On African violets and Cape primroses - towards a monophyletic Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae). Phytotaxa 46:3-9. Note: = Streptocarpus ionanthus (H. Wendl.) Christenh.
  3. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. León, B. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. Spanish common names
  7. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan. Note: mentions
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  9. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=401834. Accessed 20 July 2019.