Chrysothemis melittifolia

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  • Photographer: Leslie Brothers, copyright the Smithsonian Institution
  • Grown by: Smithsonian Institution greenhouses

Images copyright by the individual photographers or their institutions.


This is the collection of C. melittifolia distributed by the Gesneriad Research Foundation with the descriptive name “St. Vincent”. The Smithsonian’s collection number is USBRG 1994-337

Other photos of the species can be seen in a slideshow by clicking one of the links below.

This species is one of the parents of the hybrid Chrysothemis ‘Caribbean Pink’.

An antique print of the species, as Besleria melittifolia, can be seen here.