Streptocarpus nitidus

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Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Gesneriaceae
Subfamilia: Didymocarpoideae
Tribus: Trichosporeae
Subtribus: Streptocarpinae
Genus: Streptocarpus
Subgenus: S. subg. Streptocarpella
Sectione: S. sect. Saintpaulia
Species: Streptocarpus nitidus



Saintpaulia nitidus (B.L.Burtt) Mich.Möller & Haston, 2015


  • Streptocarpus ionanthus subsp. nitidus (B.L.Burtt) Christenh., Phytotaxa 22:07 (2012)
  • Saintpaulia ionantha subsp. nitida (B.L.Burtt) I.Darbysh., Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Gesner. 69 (2006)
  • Saintpaulia nitida B.L.Burtt, Notes Bot. Gard. Edinb. 22: 564 (1958)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Africa
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Tanzania

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references

  • Möller, M. & Haston, E.M., 2015. Taxon 64: 1263

Additional references

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Vernacular names


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