Taxon: Callisia fragrans (Lindl.) Woodson

Genus: Callisia
Family: Commelinaceae
  Subfamily: Commelinoideae
      Tribe: Tradescantieae
        Subtribe: Tradescantiinae
Nomen number: 407026
Place of publication: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 29:154. 1942
Name Verified on: 02-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; R. Faden, pers. comm. 1996)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Veracruz, - Yucatan

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Faden, R. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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