Definition of Genus Saintpaulia
1. Noun. East African herb with nodding flowers; widely cultivated.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Gesneriaceae, Gesneria Family, Gesneriaceae
Member holonyms: African Violet, Saintpaulia Ionantha
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Saintpaulia
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, ..."