Definition of Exacum affine

1. Noun. Perennial cultivated especially as a houseplant for its fragrant bluish to dark lavender flowers.

Exact synonyms: Persian Violet
Group relationships: Exacum, Genus Exacum
Generic synonyms: Houseplant



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Literary usage of Exacum affine

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1. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by William Robinson (1903)
"exacum affine, a shoot of which is here illustrated, is at once the smallest ... For some time a large batch of exacum affine was placed during the winter ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1889)
"H. Cannell & Sons, TB Haywood, Esq., Messrs. J. Laing & Sons, Mr. G. Stevens, Mr. C. Turner, Messrs. J. Veitch & Sons. exacum affine—Col ..."

3. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branchesby Esther Baldwin York by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"... a yellow- flowered species, which has a distinct future before it ; the pretty biennial exacum affine, whose blue-purple flowers are so useful in the ..."

4. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1883)
"868), a variety in which the sepals are yellow, the petals light sepia brown, and the lip deep yellow With reddish brown margins; W. Bull—exacum affine, ..."

5. List of Published Names of Plants Introduced to Cultivation: 1876 to 1896 by Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1900)
"... R. Br.] exacum affine. («. с. 1883, six. 368 ; Fl. and P. 1883. 57; Gfl. t. 1108: VM t. 6824. ..."

6. Garten-zeitung by W. Perring, Ludwig Wittmack, Gesellschaft der Gartenfreunde Berlins (1884)
"D. Red. malayischen Inseln, Ostasien und neuerdings in Ostafrika gefunden. 6. 7. 8. Fig. 28. Analyse von exacum affine, i. ..."

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