Definitions for exacum affine
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Persian violet, Exacum affine(noun)
perennial cultivated especially as a houseplant for its fragrant bluish to dark lavender flowers
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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