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|Noun||1.||genus Streptocarpus - large genus of usually stemless African or Asian herbs: Cape primrose|
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Gesneriaceae, gesneria family, Gesneriaceae - large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales
streptocarpus - any of various plants of the genus Streptocarpus having leaves in a basal rosette and flowers like primroses
Cape primrose - any of various African plants of the genus Streptocarpus widely cultivated especially as houseplants for their showy blue or purple flowers