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Synonyms for Exacum

genus of tropical Asiatic and African plants: especially Persian violets

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In Gentianaceae the buzz-pollinated Exacum and Orphium have a curved androecium and gynoecium (Klackenberg, 2002); in Exacum dipterum also the calyx is monosymmetric (Klackenberg, 2002).
Plant family and species Resource Centris Centris collected nitida errans Acanthacease Suessenguthia multisetosa Nectar X Fabaceae Bauhinia blakeana Nectar X Chamaecrista keyensis (1) Pollen X Parkinsonia aculeata Pollen X Senna alata Pollen X Senna ligustrina Pollen X Senna mexicana Pollen X Senna pendula Pollen X Gentianaceae Exacum affine Pollen X Lythraceae Cuphea sp.
45-65 Peace lily Spathiphyllum 60-75 Periwinkle Catharanthus roseus 70-80 Persian violet Exacum affine 55-70 Pocketbook plant Calceolaria 50-54 Poinsettia Euphorbia pulcherrima 64-68 Pomegranate Punica granatum 45-75 Regal geranium Pelargonium 50-75 domesticum Rose mallow Hibiscus rosa- 54-59 sinensis Shrimp plant Drejerella 54-59 Slipper orchid Paphiopedilum 54-59 Tuberous rooted Begonia x 75-85 begonia tuberhynrida Wood sorrel, Oxalis rubra 54-57 shamrock Zonal geranium, Pelargonium x 75-85 garden geranium hybridum Cacti and Succulents Parodia 45-75 Aloe Aloe vera, Aloe 40-70 variegata Barrel cactus Echinocereus spp.
ARTHUR Grady of Bromsgrove told me he is looking for a small packet of Exacum affine.
Rubino bred new forms of Sinningia and other gesneriads, as well as new forms of Exacum (Persian Violet).