Streptocarpus



[strep-tuh-kahr-puh s] /ˌstrɛp təˈkɑr pəs/
noun
1.
any of various plants belonging to the genus Streptocarpus, of the gesneria family, native to Africa and Asia, having showy white, pink, or purplish flowers and often cultivated as a houseplant.
streptocarpus
/ˌstrɛptəˈkɑːpəs/
noun
1.
any plant of the typically stemless subtropical perennial genus Streptocarpus, some species of which are grown as greenhouse plants for their tubular flowers in a range of bright colours: family Gesneriaceae

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