Viola verecunda var. yakusimana (Nakai) Ohwi

Dwarf plant considered to be the tiniest violet in the world. Forming dense, fine, low mats with leaves about 5 mm wide. Flowers numerous, tiny, white lined with purple, borne on stalks just above the leaves; spring. [V. yakusimana Nakai]

Grows naturally in mossy woods and is best grown in pots.

Source: McLeod, J. (1997). Violaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malpighiales
family       Violaceae
genus        Viola L.
species         Viola verecunda A.Gray