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Any of various chiefly African plants of the genus Streptocarpus, widely cultivated as houseplants for their attractive foliage and clusters of showy colorful flowers. Also called streptocarpus.
(Plants) See streptocarpus
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|Noun||1.||Cape primrose - any of various African plants of the genus Streptocarpus widely cultivated especially as houseplants for their showy blue or purple flowers|
genus Streptocarpus - large genus of usually stemless African or Asian herbs: Cape primrose
streptocarpus - any of various plants of the genus Streptocarpus having leaves in a basal rosette and flowers like primroses