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Taxon: Tradescantia occidentalis (Britton) Smyth

Genus: Tradescantia
Family: Commelinaceae subfamily: Commelinoideae tribe: Tradescantieae subtribe: Tradescantiinae.
Nomen number: 452257
Place of publication: Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci. 16:163. 1899
Name verified on: 11-Sep-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Sep-2008
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba [s.w.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Montana, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Louisiana
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, Utah

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Tradescantia occidentalis (Britton) Smyth:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional 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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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?452257 (30 September 2014)

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