The rare, endemic zinc violets of Central Europe originate from Viola lutea Huds
- Double scented violets. WACHSMUTH, BRIGITTE // Plantsman: New Series;Dec2012, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p232
A profile of the plant species Double scented violets is presented. The double sweet violet plant has been grown in Australia and New Zealand during the past 70 years. In countries including Denmark, Sweden and Poland, a double hardy violet is cultivated in large numbers, and is commercially...
- The Evolution of African Violets. Smith, Jeff // African Violet Magazine;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p41
Highlights the evolution of African violet, according to a molecular biology studies in the U.S. Discovery of the plant in the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania; Connection of violets with streptocarpellas; Plant species that were found in the studies.
- VIOLETS ARE FOREVER. Winterrowd, Wayne // Horticulture;Jun/Jul2008, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p56
The article focuses on the plant genus Viola, which includes approximately 900 species. It retraces the author's experiences in a Violet garden in Shreveport, Louisiana. It offers information on Violets or cleistogamous, including its variations, growing and fertilization. It also describes some...
- Viola lilliputana sp. nov. ( Viola sect. Andinium, Violaceae), one of the world's smallest violets, from the Andes of Peru. Ballard, Harvey; Iltis, Hugh // Brittonia;Dec2012, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p353
A new violet species of Viola Sect. Andinium, Viola lilliputana, is described from a single dry puna locality on an extensive intermontane plateau southeast of Cerro Palla Palla in the high Andes of Ayacucho Department in southern Peru. This diminutive rosulate violet is evidently among the...
- Rhizomatous Gesneriads. Beaulieu, John // African Violet Magazine;May/Jun2004, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p58
Describes several rhizomatous gesneriad species. Achimenes; Kohlena; Smithiantha; Eucodonia; Gloxinia.
- Bringing Home Baby. Godeny, Elmer // African Violet Magazine;May/Jun2004, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p6
Offers tips to new African violet growers when bringing home a new species. Management of newly shipped plants; Reasons for the need to disbud new plants; Guidelines for introducing a new African violet species to a grower's present collection.
- Not All Violets Are the Same. Stork, Kent; Stork, Joyce // African Violet Magazine;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p8
Presents information on the varieties of violets. Single crown violets; Trailing African violets; African violet species.
- RE-ASSESSING THE ECOLOGY OF RARE FLOOD-MEADOW VIOLETS (VIOLA ELATIOR ,V.PUMILA AND V.PERSICIFOLIA )WITH LARGE PHYTOSOCIOLOGICAL DATA SETS. H�lzel, Norbet // Folia Geobotanica;Sep2003, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p281
This study demonstrates how conventional ecological knowledge on species together with models resulting from functional traits can be tested and refined by tapping large data sources that have been made available through recent electronic compilations. The study is based on the comparison of...
- CULTURAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN EPISCIAS AND AFRICAN VIOLETS. Robitaille, Nancy // African Violet Magazine;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p52
The article offers information on the episcia plant and its cultural difference from African violets. The origination of the species is presented. It mentions the temperature, light, soil and humidity that an episcia plant needs. It offers tips on how to control pests that infect episcia plants....