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Streptocarpus confusus

Streptocarpus confusus (Cherise Viljoen)
Common names: Cape primrose (Eng.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

12 / 03 / 2018 | Renira Boodhraj | CREW
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Streptocarpus meyeri

Streptocarpus meyeri
Common names: Cape primrose, wild gloxinia (Eng.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... the Eastern Cape and in Mpumalanga Province. Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ... who is known for his substantial contributions to the family Gesneriaceae. He first worked at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and then at ...

30 / 05 / 2016 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus parviflorus

Streptocarpus parviflorus closeup of flowers
Common names: Cape primrose, wild gloxinia (Engl.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... rocks faces in the Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces. Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ... ‘with small flowers’. Streptocarpus belongs to Gesneriaceae, the same family as do the well-known African violets and ...

08 / 06 / 2015 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus montigena

Flowers
Common names: Cape primrose, wild gloxinia
Family: Gesneriaceae

... above the forests, in quite dry shaded habitats. Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ... England. Streptocarpus belongs to the same family, Gesneriaceae, as the well-known African violets ( Saintpaulia ) and ...

24 / 03 / 2014 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus dunnii

Streptocarpus dunnii . Image M Lotter
Common names: red nodding bells Cape primrose (Eng.); olifantsoor (Afr.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... by malachite sunbirds ( pers.comm.) Members of the Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ... geologist. Streptocarpus belongs to the family Gesneriaceae named after Swiss scholar Konrad Gesner in 1963, 30 years after ...

18 / 11 / 2013 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus aylae

Flower
Common names: Msikaba streptocarpus (Eng.); Msikaba tongviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

03 / 06 / 2013 | | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus cyaneus

Streptocarpus cyaneus
Common names: Cape primrose (Eng.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... does not tolerate too much heat and wet soils. The Gesneriaceae family comprises mainly epiphytic plants,i.e. plants growing on ... =  fruit. The genus Streptocarpus is a member of Gesneriaceae, a family with more than 100 genera and more than 2000 species. ...

30 / 07 / 2012 | Rivash Maharaj | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Streptocarpus vandeleurii

Streptocarpus vandeleuri
Common names: olifantsoor (Afr.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... The shallow root system allows many of the members of the Gesneriaceae to grow successfully as epiphytes, growing on the trunks of trees; ... Gauteng. Streptocarpus belongs to the same family, Gesneriaceae, as do the well known African violets and gloxinias that are grown ...

12 / 03 / 2012 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus gardenii

Streptocarpus gardenii growing in habitat
Common names: Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... The shallow root system allows many of the members of the Gesneriaceae to grow successfully as epiphytes, growing on the trunks of trees; ... produced. Streptocarpus belongs to the same family, Gesneriaceae, as the well-known African violets (Saintpaulia) and gloxinias ...

14 / 03 / 2011 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus baudertii

Streptocarpus baudertii
Common names: Cape primrose, wild gloxinia
Family: Gesneriaceae

... at an altitude of between 60 to 1 750 m.   Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ... seed pods. Streptocarpus belongs to the same family, Gesneriaceae, as the well-known African violets (Saintpaulia) and gloxinias ...

07 / 03 / 2011 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus fanniniae

Streptocarpus fanniniae © D.Styles
Common names: Cape primrose (Eng.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... 5 years. Streptocarpus is the only genus within the Gesneriaceae family that has a twisted type of fruit. Streptocarpus ... genus and was reclassified as Streptocarpus rexii. The Gesneriaceae family is medium-sized containing over a hundred genera, with ...

20 / 12 / 2010 | Rivash Maharaj | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Streptocarpus saxorum

Common names: false African violet; Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... C. Holst. Streptocarpus belongs to the same family, Gesneriaceae, as do the well known African violets and gloxinias that are grown ... They are sometimes referred to as Cape primroses. Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ...

20 / 12 / 2010 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus modestus

Streptocarpus modestus flowers
Common names: Pondo cliff streptocarpus, Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... crevices. It is found in quite dry, shaded habitats. Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ... seed pods. Streptocarpus belongs to the same family, Gesneriaceae, as the well-known African violets and gloxinias that are grown as ...

06 / 04 / 2009 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus rexii

Streptocarpus rexii
Common names: wild gloxinia, twin sisters
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Aluka website. Streptocarpus belongs to the family Gesneriaceae which contains ± 125 species of mostly tropical and subtropical ...

08 / 12 / 2008 | Etienne Arendse | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus cooksonii

Streptocarpus cooksonii
Family: Gesneriaceae

... twisted seed pod. Streptocarpus belongs to the same family, Gesneriaceae, as the well-known African violets ( Saintpaulia ) and gloxinias ...

17 / 11 / 2008 | B Tarr | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Streptocarpus primulifolius

Streptocarpus primulifolius
Common names: Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... in the throat, flecked with violet-purple streaks. Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ... primrose. Streptocarpus belongs to the same family, Gesneriaceae, as do the well-known African violets and gloxinias that are grown ...

10 / 03 / 2008 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus polyanthus

Flowers
Family: Gesneriaceae

... in crevices or on rocks. It will not tolerate frost. Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ... Streptocarpus belongs to the same family, Gesneriaceae, as the well-known African violets and gloxinias grown as pot ...

17 / 12 / 2007 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus johannis

Streptocarpus johannis
Common names: Port St Johns streptocarpus, Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... m. Occurs from the Eastern Cape to KwaZulu-Natal. Gesneriaceae are often epiphytic (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on ... Streptocarpus belongs to the large family Gesneriaceae — named in 1963 after Konrad Gesner, a Swiss scholar, thirty ...

09 / 10 / 2006 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus liliputana

Flowering in habitat
Family: Gesneriaceae

30 / 01 / 2006 | F Daniels | TSP
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Streptocarpus kentaniensis

Streptocarpus kentaniensis
Common names: Kentani streptocarpus
Family: Gesneriaceae

... collected. Streptocarpus belongs to the same family (Gesneriaceae) as the well-known African violets that are grown as pot plants ...

05 / 08 / 2002 | Liesl Van der Walt | Kirstenbosch NBG
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