Saintpaulia ionantha

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Synonyms for Saintpaulia ionantha

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

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Plant regeneration from cell suspension derived protoplast of Saintpaulia ionantha Wendi.
Such things could intimidate a gardener attempting to grow Saintpaulia ionantha, but African violets are actually one of the easiest houseplants to grow.
Most are derived from Saintpaulia ionantha, named after Baron Walter von Saint Paul-Ilaire, who discovered the species in central Africa in 1892.