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Gesneriaceae

Index Gesneriaceae

Gesneriaceae is a family of flowering plants consisting of about 152 genera and ca. [1]

105 relations: Achimenes, Aeschynanthus, Agalmyla, Alloplectus, Alsobia, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Asteranthera, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Berry (botany), Besleria, Boea, Briggsia, Calceolariaceae, Capanea, Charles Baron Clarke, Chirita, Chrysothemis (plant), Codonanthe, Codonoboea, Columnea, Conandron, Conrad Gessner, Conrad Vernon Morton, Coronanthera, Corytoplectus, Crantzia, Cyrtandra (plant), Decussation, Deinostigma, Depanthus, Diastema (plant), Elmer Drew Merrill, Episcia, Family (biology), Fieldia (plant), Floral symmetry, Flowering plant, Gasteranthus, George Bentham, Gesneria, Gesneriad Society, Glossoloma, Gloxinia (genus), Haberlea, Hans Wiehler, Hawaiian Islands, Henckelia, Henry Nicholas Ridley, Herb, Humanism, ..., Indonesia, Jerdonia indica, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Karl Fritsch, Kohleria, Lamiales, Laurence Skog, Lenbrassia, Locule, Louis Claude Richard, Loxocarpus, Malaysia, Microchirita, Mitraria, Monophyllaea, Monopyle, Napeanthus, Nautilocalyx, Negria, Nematanthus, New World, Old World, Olive Mary Hilliard, Orobanchaceae, Pacific Ocean, Paradrymonia, Pearcea, Peltanthera, Petrocosmea, Philippines, Phinaea, Phyllotaxis, Primulina, Ramonda (plant), Rehmannia, Reldia, Rhabdothamnus, Rhizome, Rhynchoglossum, Rhytidophyllum, Robert Brown (botanist, born 1773), Saintpaulia, Sanango, Scrophulariaceae, Seed, Seemannia, Sinningia, Smithiantha, Southeast Asia, Streptocarpus, Subshrub, Switzerland, Tree, Tuber, William Jackson Hooker. Expand index (55 more) »

Achimenes

Achimenes is a genus of about 25 species of tropical and subtropical rhizomatous perennial herbs in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Aeschynanthus

Aeschynanthus is a genus of about 150 species of evergreen subtropical plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Agalmyla

Agalmyla is a genus of plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Alloplectus

Alloplectus is a genus of Neotropical plants in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Alsobia

Alsobia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to Mexico, Guatemala and Costa Rica.

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Antoine Laurent de Jussieu

Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (12 April 1748 – 17 September 1836) was a French botanist, notable as the first to publish a natural classification of flowering plants; much of his system remains in use today.

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Asteranthera

Asteranthera is a genus of plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to the humid forests of Argentina and Chile, it is a species of evergreen scrambling vine.

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Augustin Pyramus de Candolle

Augustin Pyramus de Candolle also spelled Augustin Pyrame de Candolle (4 February 17789 September 1841) was a Swiss botanist.

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Berry (botany)

In botany, a berry is a fleshy fruit without a stone produced from a single flower containing one ovary.

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Besleria

Besleria is a genus of ca.

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Boea

Boea is a genus of plants in the family Gesneriaceae, with species originating from Australia, China, India, Malaysia, Birma, Philippines, Polynesia, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Nepal, Bhutan, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos.

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Briggsia

Briggsia is a genus that consists of 22 species of herbaceous perennials, native to the Himalayas, China and Vietnam.

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Calceolariaceae

Calceolariaceae is a family of flowering plants in the order Lamiales that has been recently segregated from Scrophulariaceae.

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Capanea

Capanea is a genus of two species in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Charles Baron Clarke

Charles Baron Clarke (17 June 1832 – 25 August 1906) was a British botanist.

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Chirita

Chirita is an Old World genus of the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae, native to Indo-Malaysia, S. E. Asia, and southern China.

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Chrysothemis (plant)

Chrysothemis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Codonanthe

Codonanthe is a New World genus, consisting of a dozen or more species of evergreen epiphytic compact creeping vines with rooting along their stems, and scandent herbs or subshrubs with woody, upright stems from Brazil, Guiana, Central America and West Indies.

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Codonoboea

Codonoboea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Columnea

Columnea is a genus of ca.

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Conandron

Conandron is a genus that consists of 3 species of small ornamental alpine perennials, native to Japan and Taiwan.

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Conrad Gessner

Conrad Gessner (Conradus Gesnerus; Conrad Geßner or Cůnrat Geßner; 26 March 1516 – 13 December 1565) was a Swiss physician, naturalist, bibliographer, and philologist.

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Conrad Vernon Morton

Conrad Vernon Morton (24 October 1905 – 29 July 1972) was an American botanist who did notable writings on Ferns.

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Coronanthera

Coronanthera is a genus of shrubs in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Corytoplectus

Corytoplectus is a genus in the plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Crantzia

Crantzia is a plant genus in the Gesneriaceae family.

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Cyrtandra (plant)

Cyrtandra is a genus of flowering plants containing about 600 species, DNA Barcoding Endemic Hawaiian Species Project.

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Decussation

Decussation is used in biological contexts to describe a crossing (Latin: the roman numeral for ten, deca, is an uppercase 'X').

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Deinostigma

Deinostigma is a genus of the family Gesneriaceae, native to Vietnam and Southern China.

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Depanthus

Depanthus is a genus of shrubs in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Diastema (plant)

Diastema is a genus of flowering plant in the family Gesneriaceae containing approximately 20 species ranging from Mexico to Bolivia and Venezuela.

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Elmer Drew Merrill

Elmer Drew Merrill (October 15, 1876 – February 25, 1956) was an American botanist.

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Episcia

Episcia is a genus of 10 species belonging to the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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Fieldia (plant)

Fieldia australis, usually referred to as fieldia is a small climbing plant or epiphyte found in eastern Australian rainforests.

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Floral symmetry

Floral symmetry describes whether, and how, a flower, in particular its perianth, can be divided into two or more identical or mirror-image parts.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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Gasteranthus

Gasteranthus is a genus of 35 species of herbs and soft-stemmed subshrubs in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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George Bentham

George Bentham (22 September 1800 – 10 September 1884) was an English botanist, described by the weed botanist Duane Isely as "the premier systematic botanist of the nineteenth century".

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Gesneria

Gesneria is a genus of approximately 50 species in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Gesneriad Society

The Gesneriad Society, Inc. is an international horticultural society devoted to the promotion, cultivation, and study of gesneriads (plant family Gesneriaceae).

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Glossoloma

Glossoloma is a genus of Neotropical plants in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Gloxinia (genus)

Gloxinia is a genus of three species of tropical rhizomatous herbs in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Haberlea

Haberlea is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Hans Wiehler

Hans Joachim Wiehler (1930–2003) was a German botanist who specialized in the plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Hawaiian Islands

The Hawaiian Islands (Mokupuni o Hawai‘i) are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean, extending some from the island of Hawaiokinai in the south to northernmost Kure Atoll.

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Henckelia

Henckelia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Henry Nicholas Ridley

Henry Nicholas Ridley CMG (1911), MA (Oxon), FRS, FLS, F.R.H.S. (10 December 1855 – 24 October 1956) was an English botanist, geologist and naturalist who lived much of life in Singapore.

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Herb

In general use, herbs are plants with savory or aromatic properties that are used for flavoring and garnishing food, in medicine, or as fragrances.

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Humanism

Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism and empiricism) over acceptance of dogma or superstition.

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Indonesia

Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Jerdonia indica

Jerdonia indica, the Indian violet, is an erect shrub endemic to the south Western Ghats of India.

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Joseph Dalton Hooker

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (30 June 1817 – 10 December 1911) was a British botanist and explorer in the 19th century.

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Karl Fritsch

Karl Fritsch (24 February 1864 – 17 January 1934) was an Austrian botanist.

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Kohleria

Kohleria is a New World genus of the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Lamiales

The Lamiales are an order in the asterid group of dicotyledonous flowering plants.

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Laurence Skog

Laurence Edgar Skog (born April 9, 1943) is an American botanist who specializes on the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Lenbrassia

Lenbrassia australiana is a species of small trees from eastern Australian rainforests.

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Locule

A locule (plural locules) or loculus (plural loculi) (meaning "little place" in Latin) is a small cavity or compartment within an organ or part of an organism (animal, plant, or fungus).

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Louis Claude Richard

Louis Claude Marie Richard (19 September 1754 – 6 June 1821) was a French botanist and botanical illustrator.

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Loxocarpus

Loxocarpus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Microchirita

Microchirita is a genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Mitraria

Mitraria is a genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, comprising the sole species M. coccinea (Chilean mitre flower).

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Monophyllaea

Monophyllaea is a genus of plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Monopyle

Monopyle is a genus of plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Napeanthus

Napeanthus is a genus of plant in family Gesneriaceae.

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Nautilocalyx

Nautilocalyx is a genus of plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Negria

Negria is a plant genus in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Nematanthus

Nematanthus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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New World

The New World is one of the names used for the majority of Earth's Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas (including nearby islands such as those of the Caribbean and Bermuda).

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Old World

The term "Old World" is used in the West to refer to Africa, Asia and Europe (Afro-Eurasia or the World Island), regarded collectively as the part of the world known to its population before contact with the Americas and Oceania (the "New World").

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Olive Mary Hilliard

Olive Mary Hilliard (née Hillary) (4 July 1925 Durban) is a noted South African botanist and taxonomist.

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Orobanchaceae

Orobanchaceae, the broomrapes, is a family of mostly parasitic plants of the order Lamiales, with about 90 genera and more than 2000 species.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Paradrymonia

Paradrymonia is a genus of plant in family Gesneriaceae.

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Pearcea

Pearcea is a South American genus of 17 species of tropical herbs in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Peltanthera

Peltanthera is a genus of flowering plants containing a single species, Peltanthera floribunda.

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Petrocosmea

Petrocosmea is a genus of the family Gesneriaceae, the African violet family.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Phinaea

Phinaea is a genus of plant in family Gesneriaceae.

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Phyllotaxis

In botany, phyllotaxis or phyllotaxy is the arrangement of leaves on a plant stem (from Ancient Greek phýllon "leaf" and táxis "arrangement").

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Primulina

Primulina is a genus of the family Gesneriaceae, the African violet family.

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Ramonda (plant)

Ramonda is a genus of three species of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to shady, rocky places in north eastern Spain, the Pyrenees and south eastern Europe.

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Rehmannia

Rehmannia is a genus of six species of flowering plants in the order Lamiales, endemic to China.

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Reldia

Reldia is a genus of plant in family Gesneriaceae.

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Rhabdothamnus

Rhabdothamnus solandri, is the only member of the genus Rhabdothamnus, and the only plant from the Gesneriaceae family native to New Zealand.

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Rhizome

In botany and dendrology, a rhizome (from script "mass of roots", from rhizóō "cause to strike root") is a modified subterranean stem of a plant that sends out roots and shoots from its nodes.

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Rhynchoglossum

Rhynchoglossum is a genus of plant in family Gesneriaceae.

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Rhytidophyllum

Rhytidophyllum is a genus of plant in family Gesneriaceae, native to the Caribbean islands and northern South America.

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Robert Brown (botanist, born 1773)

Robert Brown FRSE FRS FLS MWS (21 December 1773 – 10 June 1858) was a Scottish botanist and palaeobotanist who made important contributions to botany largely through his pioneering use of the microscope.

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Saintpaulia

Saintpaulias, commonly known as African violets, are a genus of 6–20 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to Tanzania and adjacent southeastern Kenya in eastern tropical Africa.

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Sanango

Sanango is a genus of flowering plants containing a single species, Sanango racemosum.

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Scrophulariaceae

The Scrophulariaceae is a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the figwort family.

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Seed

A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering.

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Seemannia

Seemannia is a New World genus in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae.

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Sinningia

Sinningia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae.

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Smithiantha

Smithiantha (temple bells) is a genus of flowering plants in the Gesneriaceae family, endemic to southern Mexico, primarily in Oaxaca state.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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Streptocarpus

A popular house plant, Streptocarpus, is an Afrotropical genus of flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae (the Gesneriads).

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Subshrub

A subshrub (Latin suffrutex) or dwarf shrub is a short woody plant.

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Switzerland

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Tree

In botany, a tree is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species.

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Tuber

Tubers are enlarged structures in some plant species used as storage organs for nutrients.

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William Jackson Hooker

Sir William Jackson Hooker (6 July 1785 – 12 August 1865) was an English systematic botanist and organiser, and botanical illustrator.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gesneriaceae

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