A tropical plant of a family that includes African violets, gloxinias, and their relatives.
- Family Gesneriaceae
More example sentences
- Volunteer guides roam the greenhouses ready to answer questions about rooms filled with rain forest tropical plants, blooming orchids, aroids and gesneriads.
- Their catalogue lists more than 100 streptocarpus, around 40 named saintpaulias, a host of other gesneriads, coleus and 60 begonias grown mainly for foliage.
Definition of gesneriad in:
- The British & World English dictionary