This is the collection of C. melittifolia distributed by the Gesneriad Research Foundation with the descriptive name “St. Vincent”. The Smithsonian’s collection number is USBRG 1994-337
Other photos of the species can be seen in a slideshow by clicking one of the links below.
- Another plant of the “St. Vincent” collection
- A beautiful show plant
- A close-up of a flower on the show plant
- Another photo of a plant
This species is one of the parents of the hybrid Chrysothemis ‘Caribbean Pink’.
An antique print of the species, as Besleria melittifolia, can be seen here.