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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 previewEncyclopedia of House Plants (1999)

by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld

Streptocarpus saxorum FALSE AFRICAN VIOLET This is one of the most heautiful of the streptocarpusses. It has creeping stems which hang down when they have no soil to support them. The velvety-haired leaves arch over the edge of the ...

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 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 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 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 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 New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1819)

Including the Latest Improvement and Discovery and the Present States of Every Branch of Human Knowledge by George Gregory

Alabaster, oriental white - - ditto semitransparent Marble, Castilian - Valencian white Grenadan Siennien - Roman violet African violet Italian Norwegian Siberian - green Egyptian Swisserland French - Obsidian stone - Peat, hard - Phosphorus ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

A species of nematodes in the genus Aphelenchoides whose hosts cover a wide range of over 250 hosts in 47 families, including fern, lily, begonia, African violet, strawberry, and many aquatic ...

Google previewThe American Desk Encyclopedia (1998)

by Steve Luck

African violet political party. It was formed in 1912 with the aim of securing racial equality and full political rights for nonwhites. By the 1950s it had become the principal opposition to the APARTHEID regime. A military wing, Umkhonte We ...

Google previewWebster's New World Dictionary (2003)

by Michael Agnes

a hybrid of African and European bees, blown for superior honey production; killer bee African Violet a tropical African plant with violet, white, or pinkish flowers and hairy leaves, often grown as a houseplant Af ...

Google previewChabers 21st Century Dictionary

African violet c> noun any of various perennial tropical African plants, widely cultivated as house plants, with rounded hairy leaves and violet, bluish-purple, pink or white flowers. Afrikaans /afn'ka:ns/ o noun one of the official languages of S ...

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