African violet

Saintpaulia ionantha

Saintpaulia ionantha, commonly known as African violet, is one of 6–20 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to Tanzania and adjacent southeastern Kenya in eastern tropical Africa. Typically the African violet is a common household indoor plant but can also be an outdoor plant.
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderLamiales
FamilyGesneriaceae
GenusSaintpaulia
SpeciesSaintpaulia ionantha
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Bulgaria