Str. ionanthus supsp. velutinus

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  • Previous Name: Saintpaulia velutina
  • Photographer: Ron Myhr
  • Grown by: Sylvia Taub

Images copyright by the individual photographers or their institutions.


This fine specimen of S. ionanthus subsp. velutinus was shown at the Gesneriad Society Convention in 2006.

A number of other views of this subspecies may be seen in a slideshow by clicking on one of the links below. Note that different films and digital cameras produce quite different color effects in the blue to purple color range, so slight differences in tone should not be taken as accurate representation.

Another show plant.

A third show plant.

A flower close-up.

A flower close-up of the clone ‘Amazon’.

A clone with a lighter/whitish flower.