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  1. Persian violet, Exacum affine(noun)

    perennial cultivated especially as a houseplant for its fragrant bluish to dark lavender flowers


  1. Exacum affine

    Exacum affine, known commercially as the Persian Violet, is a species of plant in the Gentianaceae family. It is endemic to Socotra islands of Yemen. Its natural habitat is rocky areas. A small herbaceous biennial plant with dark green, ovate leaves. The small purple flowers have a yellow centre with fragrance.


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