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Taxon: Tradescantia zebrina hort. ex Bosse

 
Genus: Tradescantia
Family: Commelinaceae
Subfamily: Commelinoideae
Tribe: Tradescantieae
Subtribe: Tradescantiinae
Nomen number: 319763
Place of publication: Vollst. Handb. Bl.-gärtn. ed. 2, 4:655. 1849 May (G. Heynhold, Alph. Aufz. Gew. 735. 1847 , nom. nud.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: lack of valid publication by Heynhold verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • inchplant  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • wandering-Jew  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Silber-Dreimasterblume  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. Faden, R. B. 2001. The Commelinaceae of northeast Tropical Africa (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya): Diversity and phytogeography Biol. Skr. 54:231.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  6. Hunt, D. 1983. New names in Commelinaceae. American Commelinaceae: 11. Kew Bull. 38:133.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  12. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Check other web resources for Tradescantia zebrina hort. ex Bosse :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?id=319763. Accessed 17 October 2018.