Taxon: Tradescantia fluminensis Vell.

 
Genus: Tradescantia
Family: Commelinaceae
Subfamily: Commelinoideae
Tribe: Tradescantieae
Subtribe: Tradescantiinae
Nomen number: 36807
Place of publication: Fl. flumin. 140. 1829 ("1825"); icon. 3:152. 1831 ("1827")
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 26-Jan-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jan-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: ()
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Chaco, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Santa Fe, Tucuman] Paraguay, [Alto Parana, Central, Cordillera, Paraguari] Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga] Swaziland

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Tasmania, Victoria]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, [Corsica] Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Louisiana]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  4. Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires. (Man BuenAir)
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk) in note.
  7. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  10. Faden, R. B. 2000. Commelinaceae (F NAmer) 22:186.
  11. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  12. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  13. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  14. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  15. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  16. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. Munz, P. A. A flora of southern California. (F SCalif)
  19. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  20. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  22. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  23. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Check other web resources for Tradescantia fluminensis Vell. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?36807. Accessed 19 June 2018.