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Exacum affine
Exacum affine
Exacum affine

Wikipedia description

Exacum affine (syn. Exacum socotranum, Exacum gracilipes) known commercially as the Persian violet, is a species of plant in the family Gentianaceae. It is endemic to Socotra, part of Yemen, though its popularity and cultivation around the world have made it an occasional greenhouse weed. Its natural habitat is rocky areas. A small herbaceous biennial plant with dark green, ovate leaves. The small purple flowers have a yellow centre with fragrance.

Scientific classification

Clade: Core Eudicots/Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Gentianaceae
Species: Exacum affine


Sample nameSample codeTissueRNA extractorSample providerBLASTSRA dataAssembly data
KPUM-Exacum_affineKPUMflowers, floral buds, stem, leavesA. LarssonA. Larsson