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Follow this link to view plants grown by Chapter members and shown in the 2008 Plant Show.

Links to Gesneriad Sites

The Gesneriad Society (
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Brazil Plants & the Brazil Seed Fund
A Yahoo Group for people interested in saving and preserving the bio-diversity of the Brazilian plants. Run by Mauro Peixoto. and
Brian Connor is the Seed Fund Coordinator for the National Capital Area Chapter.

World Checklist of Gesneriaceae
The World Checklist of Gesneriaceae by the Smithsonian Institution is a compilation of all published names in the family Gesneriaceae. The World Checklist is a work in progress and is updated periodically as new names, combinations, and synonymies are published in the literature.

Gesneriad Research Center
The Gesneriad Research Center (GRC) is the newly establish gesneriad research arm of the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' Center for Tropical Plant Science and Conservation.

The gesneriphiles mailing list is an international group of individuals who share a common enthusiasm for Gesneriads. Participants on the mailing list range from beginners to experienced academic botanists and hybridizers. Subscription information:

The Genera of Gesneriaceae
Basic information with illustration of selected species by Anton Weber in Vienna and our own Larry Skog.

Liberty Bell Gesneriad Society
The Philadelphia chapter of The Gesneriad Society.

The Long Island Gesneriad Society
A chapter of  The Gesneriad Society formed to serve the needs of gesneriad growers in Nassau and Suffolk counties and nearby Queens County, New York.

African Violet Society of America (AVSA)
Beaumont, TX, USA, local clubs all over the world
Magazine: "African Violet"
Find here also numerous AVSA affiliate websites, horticultural organizations
and African Violet non-profit websites

The Mid-Atlantic African Violet Society

The Old Dominion African Violet Society
The Old Dominion African Violet Society of Northern Virginia is a club devoted to the growing and enjoyment of the African Violet.

Saintpaulia and Houseplant Society
Ilford, Essex, UK

Société des Saintpaulia de Montréal
Sherbrooke, East Montreal, CAN

British Streptocarpus Society

Sinningia and Friends