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Lesson's cyrtandra
Cyrtandra lessoniana
Cyrtandra lessoniana
Lesson's cyrtandra African violet
Cyrtandra lessoniana Gesneriaceae
common name
  Lesson's cyrtandra
accepted scientific name
  Cyrtandra lessoniana Gaudich.
rules for finding collection records
  Cyrtandra lessoniana (111)
family name
  • Gesneriaceae
Image Author: Keoki Stender
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to O`ahu.

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
G.D.Carr (4)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Cyrtandra lessoniana   Gaudich.   (TSN: 34189, Index: 425)

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Family Names