Tradescantia crassifolia

Tradescantia crassifolia

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Commelinales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Commelinales

Familia: Commelinaceae
Subfamilia: Commelinoideae
Tribus: Tradescantieae
Subtribus: Tradescantiinae
Genus: Tradescantia
Sectio: T. sect. Mandonia
Species: Tradescantia crassifolia
Varietates: T. c. var. acaulis – T. c. var. crassifolia

Name edit

Tradescantia crassifolia Cav., Icon. [Cavanilles] 1: 54, t. 75. 1791.

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional:Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest.
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Guatemala, Honduras.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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The name Tradescantia crassifolia has also been applied to Cyanotis ciliata.

Vernacular names edit

English: leatherleaf spiderwort
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