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Taxon: Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D. R. Hunt

Genus: Tradescantia
Family: Commelinaceae subfamily: Commelinoideae tribe: Tradescantieae subtribe: Tradescantiinae.
Nomen number: 407023
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 30:452. 1975
Name verified on: 02-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • purpleheart   (Source: Hortus 3 [as Setcreasea purpurea]) – English
  • mexikanische Dreimasterblume   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • purpurblad   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Veracruz, Yucatan

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Louisiana
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Jalisco
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Mesoamerica: Honduras [natzd.?]; Nicaragua [natzd.?]
    Southern South America: Argentina - Misiones

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D. R. Hunt:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?407023 (26 October 2014)

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