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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:
Name Verified on: 26-Jan-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Córdoba, Buenos Aires, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Santa Fe, Tucumán] Paraguay, [Alto Paraná, Central, Cordillera, Paraguarí] Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

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

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

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, [Corse] 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  3. Angely, J. A. 1965. Flora analitica do Parana.
  4. Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini. 1978. Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires.
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. in note.
  7. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  10. Faden, R. B. 2000. Commelinaceae. Flora of North America. 22:186. Note: introduced
  11. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  12. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  13. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  14. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  15. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  16. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  18. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  19. Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  20. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  22. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  23. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Tradescantia fluminensis Vell. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=36807. Accessed 16 July 2019.