Taxon: Saintpaulia ionantha H. Wendl.

 
Genus: Saintpaulia
Family: Gesneriaceae
Nomen number: 401834
Place of publication: Gartenflora 42:321, t. 1391, fig. 66. 1893
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

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Christenhusz, M. J. M. 2012. On African violets and Cape primroses - towards a monophyletic Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae) (Phytotaxa) 46:3-9.
  • 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)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • León, B. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. 1993 (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