Is the name of this flower "viola" or "violet" Or I'm totally wrong?

Answer It's a Saintpaulia, common name, African Violet. Probably a Saintpaulia ionantha which is one of the most common species. Ionantha means "with flowers like a violet". Your picture is of a single fl... Read More »

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