African violet(redirected from African violets)
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Any of various East African herbs of the genus Saintpaulia, having a basal leaf rosette and a showy cluster of violet, blue, pink, or white flowers, often grown as an indoor ornamental.
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(Plants) any of several tropical African plants of the genus Saintpaulia, esp S. ionantha, cultivated as house plants, with violet, white, or pink flowers and hairy leaves: family Gesneriaceae
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a tropical African plant, Saintpaulia ionantha, of the gesneria family, with hairy leaves and purple, pink, or white flowers.
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|Noun||1.||African violet - tropical African plant cultivated as a houseplant for its violet or white or pink flowers|
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
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