Meaning of AFRICAN VIOLET in English

AFRICAN VIOLET

transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

Date: 1902

: any of several tropical African gesneriads (especially Saintpaulia ionantha ) widely grown as houseplants for their velvety fleshy leaves and showy purple, pink, or white flowers

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.