Definition of Persian violet
1. Noun. Perennial cultivated especially as a houseplant for its fragrant bluish to dark lavender flowers.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Persian Violet
Literary usage of Persian violet
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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1876)
"... the Russian shores of the Baltic, plant and seed from Japan, cherry and apricot stones from Rome and Naples, Lupine seeds from Pompeii, persian violet, ..."
2. Botanical Guide Through the Phipps Conservatories in Pittsburg and Allegheny by Gustave Guttenberg (1894)
"Cyc'lamen persicum, the persian violet. From kyklos, circular, referring to the spiral peduncle or probably to the round tuber. These beautiful plants are ..."