Meaning of streptocarpus

strep•to•car•pus

Pronunciation: (strep"tu-kär'pus), [key]
— n.
  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. Also called
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