Taxon: Callisia gentlei Matuda var. elegans (Alexander ex H. E. Moore) D. R. Hunt

 
Genus: Callisia
Family: Commelinaceae
  Subfamily: Commelinoideae
      Tribe: Tradescantieae
        Subtribe: Tradescantiinae
Nomen number: 407035
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 41:411. 1986
Name Verified on: 03-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Jun-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Guatemala; Honduras

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Callisia gentlei Matuda var. elegans (Alexander ex H. E. Moore) D. R. Hunt :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.