Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D.R. Hunt

Common name

English: Purple queen

German: Dreimasterblume, Rotblatt

Portuguese: Coração Roxo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Commelinales (18)

        Family: Commelinaceae (18) (family description)

          Genus: Tradescantia (3)

           Epithet: pallida (Rose) D.R. Hunt (2)

Synonyms: Setcreasea jaumavensis Matuda, Setcreasea lanceolata Faruqi, Mehra & Celarier, Setcreasea pallida Rose, Setcreasea purpurea B.K. Boom

jaumavensis => from Jaumave in Tamaulipas, Mexico

lanceolata => lancet-like in form

pallida => somewhat pallid, greenish

purpurea => purple

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Tradescantia pallida at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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