EPPO Global Database

Saintpaulia ionantha(SNPIO)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SNPIO
  • Preferred name: Saintpaulia ionantha
  • Authority: Wendland

Notes

Tanzania (endemic). Widely cultivated as an ornamental pot plant


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Streptocarpus ionanthus (Wendland) Christenhusz

Common names
Name Language
African violet English
blue African violet English
blaues Usambara-Veilchen German
saintpaulia commun French
violette d'Afrique French
violette du Cap French
violette d'Usambara French
violeta africana Spanish
violeta del Kilimanjaro Spanish
violeta del Usumbara Spanish
violeta de terciopelo Spanish
violetta africana Italian
Kaaps viooltje Dutch
violeta-africana Portuguese
saintpaulia Swedish
アフリカスミレ Japanese
セントポーリア Japanese
afurika-sumire Japanese
sentopôria Japanese
cенполия фиалкоцветковая Russian
cенполия фиалкоцветная Russian
afrikansk viol Danish
Usambraviol Danish
Usambarafiol Norwegian
paavalinkukka Finnish
afrika menekşesi Turkish
Usambaraviooltjie Afrikaans
sępolia fiołkowa Polish
afrikai ibolya Hungarian
fokföldi ibolya Hungarian
африканска теменужка Bulgarian
сентполия Bulgarian
теменуга на Узамба Bulgarian
afrička ljubica Croatian
Usambara ljubica Croatian
africká fialka Czech
usambarská fialka Czech
säntpooliat Estonian
αφρικανική βιολέτα Greek
sanpaulija Latvian
sanpaulija Lithuanian
violetă africană Romanian
Афричка љубичица Serbian
africká fialka Slovak
afriška vijolica Slovene
usambarska vijolica Slovene
фіалка узамбарська Ukrainian