Tim Holton florigene at
Tue Feb 20 02:58:08 EST 1996

In article <4g0b57$5qk at>, clanks at
Clancy ) wrote:

> hi, it's me again...i got a lot of great feedback with my last post,
> and i really appreciate it.
> i have another question ::wince..sorry!:: : does anyone know the exact
> anthocyanins that are found in african violets?
> thanks yet again,
> katie

African violets produce anthocyanidin-3-rutinoside-5-glucosides (see
Khokar et al., HortScience 17: 810-811, 1982).  Blue-flowered cultivars
contain malvidin-3-rutinoside-5-glucoside; red/pink flowers contain
peonidin-3-rutinoside-5-glucoside and/or


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