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gloxinia:

see gesneriagesneria
, common name for some members of the Gesneriaceae, a family of chiefly tropical and subtropical perennial herbs and shrubs with showy blossoms. The best-known members of the family are the African violets (most of which are hybrids of Saintpaulia ionantha
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gloxinia

any of several tropical plants of the genus Sinningia, esp the South American S. speciosa, cultivated for its large white, red, or purple bell-shaped flowers: family Gesneriaceae
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Propagate African violets, begonias and gloxinias by taking leaf cuttings
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Remove faded blooms of gloxinias and gradually withhold water until the leaves wither.
Gloxinias can be propagated from leaf cuttings taken in summer.
Gloxinias should be placed in a bright spot away from any direct sunlight.
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