Definition of Genus Saintpaulia

1. Noun. East African herb with nodding flowers; widely cultivated.

Exact synonyms: Saintpaulia
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Gesneriaceae, Gesneria Family, Gesneriaceae
Member holonyms: African Violet, Saintpaulia Ionantha

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Saintpaulia

genus Rutilus
genus Rynchops
genus Rypticus
genus Sabal
genus Sabbatia
genus Sabinea
genus Saccharomyces
genus Saccharum
genus Sadleria
genus Sagina
genus Sagitta
genus Sagittaria
genus Sagittarius
genus Saiga
genus Saimiri
genus Saintpaulia (current term)
genus Salamandra
genus Salicornia
genus Salix
genus Salmo
genus Salmonella
genus Salpa
genus Salpichroa
genus Salpiglossis
genus Salpinctes
genus Salsola
genus Salvadora
genus Salvelinus
genus Salvia
genus Salvinia

Literary usage of Genus Saintpaulia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"... order lately introduced carefully investigated, it was considered better to retain for the present the genus Saintpaulia—though, in all probability, ..."

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