Saintpaulia

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a Saintpaulia ionantha plant

Saintpaulia, African violets, are small plants from Africa which live in cloud forest habitats. They are herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

They are easy to distinguish from other plants by their eye-catching heart-shaped leaves and colourful bright flowers.[1]

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  1. "saintpaulia". Oxford Dictionaries Online. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2016-05-29.