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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 updated: 18-Jun-1997
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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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 cultivated

References:

  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. [= C. elegans].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora. [= C. elegans].

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

Check other databases for images:

  • Google Images 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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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?407035 (02 October 2014)

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