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Cyrtandra platyphylla
Cyrtandra platyphylla
`ilihia African violet
Cyrtandra platyphylla Gesneriaceae
common name
accepted scientific name
  Cyrtandra platyphylla A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Cyrtandra platyphylla (185)
family name
  • Gesneriaceae
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Maui, Hawai`i.

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Cyrtandra platyphylla   A. Gray   (TSN: 34225, Index: 240)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names