African Plant Database


Tradescantia spathacea Sw.
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Notes : [Central America]
Information on the genus : Tradescantia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhoeo spathacea (Sw.) Stearn
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tradescantia discolor L'Hér.
=Rhoeo discolor (L'Hér.) Hance (1852)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent herb with a ± woody rootstock; stems unbranched, stout, erect, glabrous, to 15 cm tall
Ecology : Reported from Eritrea (sea level), W & E Zaire. Native of C. America, West Indies.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 75821
 
Record n°75821 modified 2016-06-16
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