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Definition of the noun african violet

What does african violet mean as a name of something?


  1. tropical African plant cultivated as a houseplant for its violet or white or pink flowers

Alternative definition of the noun african violet


  1. A perennial plant of the genus Saintpaulia with fine haired round leaves and velvety petals.


"African Violet" is a 1997 documenary film directed by Koto Bolofo.

  • country: France
  • genre: Documentary film
  • released in (18 years ago)


African Violet is a color.

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Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

Among house plants , the African Violet continues to be the most popular with indoor gardeners across the country. This is a distinction it has long held, and will doubtless continue to ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

Table 45 African violet (syn violet): A flowering house plant of the gesneriad family; the most common speAfrican cies is Saintpaulia ionantha, though altogether, there are 20 confirmed species; S. ionantha has violet-blue flowers and quilted, ...

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

AFRICAN VIOLETS African Violet is the common name for the genus Saintpaulia, although it is often applied to the numerous cultivars derived from S. ionantha. These low-growing, rosetted, evergreen perennials have a wide range of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2002)

by Peter Haggett

Memecylon fragrans; Pitcaimia feliciana; Saintpaulia ionantha (African violet); Selena sheilae: Temnopteryx sericea; Uvariodendron gorgonis; Vernonia sechellensis USEFUL AND DANGEROUS NATIVE PLANTS Crop plants Cajanus cajan ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of House Plants (1999)

by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld

Rosa x hyhrida Saintpaulia AFRICAN VIOLET Ahout twenty species of African violet grow in the wild in East Africa hut the numher of cultivars is countless. They have heen hred mainly from Saintpaulia ionantha and Saintpaulia confusa.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

grown from bulb—hyacinth Popular gambling game—poker Popular garden flower—chrysanthemum Popular hard drive brand—Seagate Popular houseplant —African violet Popular houseplant of the primrose family—cyclamen Popular ice ...

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Encyclopedia (2010)

by DK

at left, is the world's AFRICAN VIOLET largest amphibian, The African violet is a well-known SPADEFOOT ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

Geranium Plaintain Rattlesnake Root Yellow Evening Primrose Spirits, to call: Dandelion Pipsissewa Sweetgrass Thistle Tobacco Wormwood Spirituality to strengthen: African Violet Aloes, Wood Arabic, Gum Cinnamon Frankincense ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Chris Park, Michael Allaby

ionantha (African violet), is now a popular houseplant. easterlies *Winds that blow from the east, for example in equatorial regions (trade wind region) and polar regions (polar easterlies).

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

African violet (Saintpaulia) See Gesneriaceae; East African steppe floral region. Afro-alpine vegetation Shrubland and grassland that occur above the elfin woodland on African mountains. agamospermy See apomixis. agaric 1. A fungus ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

A- VS Anti-Vivisection Society AVSA African Violet Society of America AVSC Audio- Visual Support Center (USA) AVSECOM Aviation Security Command ( Philippines) ...

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