Callisia navicularis

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Callisia navicularis


Taxonavigation: Commelinales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Commelinales

Familia: Commelinaceae
Subfamilia: Commelinoideae
Tribus: Tradescantieae
Subtribus: Tradescantiinae
Genus: Callisia
Species: Callisia navicularis


Callisia navicularis (Ortgies) D.R.Hunt, Kew Bull. 38: 132 (1983).


  • Basionym
    • Tradescantia navicularis Ortgies, Gartenflora 26: 130 (1877).
  • Homotypic
    • Phyodina navicularis (Ortgies) Rohweder, Abh. Auslandsk., Reihe C, Naturwiss. 61(18): 151 (1956).
  • Heterotypic
    • Tradescantia brachyphylla Greenm., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 33: 471 (1898).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional:Mexico
      • Mexico Central; Mexico Gulf; Mexico Northeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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