Saintpaulia

n. any plant of the genus Saintpaulia, esp. the African violet.
Etymology: Baron W. von Saint Paul, Ger. soldier d. 1910, its discoverer

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  • saintpaulia — ● saintpaulia nom masculin Herbe sans tige (gesnériacée), à feuilles velues, vert foncé, aux fleurs bleu violet ou roses. saintpaulia n. m. Petite plante herbacée d Afrique orientale aux feuilles charnues disposées en rosette et aux fleurs… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Saintpaulĭa — Wendl., Gattung der Gesneriazeen, mit der einzigen Art S. ionantha Wendl. (Usambaraveilchen), eine ausdauernde niedrige Pflanze mit dicken, fleischigen, ziemlich langgestielten, wurzelständigen Blättern und aus den Achseln einzelner Blätter… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Saintpaulia — Saintpaulia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saintpaulia — Usambaraveilchen Usambaraveilchen (Saintpaulia ionantha Hybride) Systematik Kerneudikotyledonen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saintpaulia — Taxobox name = Saintpaulia image width = 240px image caption = a Saintpaulia ionantha cultivar regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Gesneriaceae genus = Saintpaulia genus authority = J.C.Wendl …   Wikipedia

  • Saintpaulia —   Saintpaulia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Saintpaulia — ? Сенполия Узамбарская фиалка Научная классификация Царство: Растения Отдел: Покрытосеменные Класс …   Википедия

  • saintpaulia — saint·pàu·lia s.f. TS bot. pianta erbacea perenne del genere Saintpaulia, con foglie ovali carnose e vellutate e fiori a campanula tra il rosso e il violetto, diffusa nell Africa tropicale | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia delle… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Saintpaulia — sanpaulija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šeima. Gesnerijiniai – Gesneriaceae Rich. et Juss. ex DC. atitikmenys: lot. Saintpaulia angl. African violet vok. Saintpaulie rus. сeнполия; сентполия lenk. fiołek; saintpaulia; sępolia …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Saintpaulia — ID 74034 Symbol Key SAINT Common Name African violet Family Gesneriaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • saintpaulia — [s(ə)nt pɔ:lɪə] noun an African violet. [Genus Saintpaulia.] Origin mod. L., from the name of the German explorer Baron W. von Saint Paul (1860–1910) …   English new terms dictionary

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