The Gesneriad Society:
(Formerly the American Gloxinia and Gesneriad Society) This site
has just about everything that you could ever want. It has links
to every site related to gesneriads and has a photo gallery,
message corner, gesneriad culture ideas, plant registration and
much more. The Gesneriad Society (formerly AGGS) also hosts an
annual convention in various regions, be sure to check it out.
Make this a regular site to visit.
Gesneriad Reference Web: An outstanding site for pictures and descriptions of gesneriads. Ron Myhr is the author of this site and is also the founder of the Toronto Gesneriad Society. http://www.gesneriads.ca
Gesneriphiles: A very
interesting interactive site to ask questions, offer solutions,
or just lurk. Participants on the mailing list range from
beginners to experienced academic botanists and hybridizers. Go
to this site for information:
African Violet Society of Canada:
Devoted to the growing and showing of the world's most
popular house plant. There are local clubs or societies across
Canada for African violet lovers to join. Their magazine Chatter
appears four times a year and presents articles on growing and
showing African violets and their relatives in the gesneriad
plant family. Visit this site for extensive informatio:
Lakeshore African Violet Society: Their slogan is "Violet friends in Toronto's west end". A new web site has all the information at: http://www.lakeshoreavs.ca/index.html
Oakville African Violet Society: The web site lists meetings and show information at: http://members.tripod.com/~oavs
Toronto African Violet Society: Information
about the society may be found at:
London African Violet Society: The web site
has meeting, membership, contact information and more at:
Long Island Chapter:
British Streptocarpus Society:
A U.K. based streptocarpus society, but with members worldwide; 3 newsletters a year; shows; informative website; leaf swaps; seed bank free to members. You will be very welcome!
Brazil Plants is an informative web site covering not only gesneriads but many other genera, maintained by Mauro Peixoto. www.brazilplants.com
Sinningia and Friends is
intended to provide the sinningia grower with a bit of botanical
and horticultural information, maintained by Alan LaVergne.
Streptocarpus and Episcia
lots of pictures and growing information. Maintained by Carlynn
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