Tradescantia crassula

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Tradescantia crassula


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: Tradescantia
Sectio: T. sect. Austrotradescantia
Species: Tradescantia crassula


Tradescantia crassula Link & Otto, Icon. Pl. Rar.: 13 (1828).


  • Homotypic
    • Tropitria crassula (Link & Otto) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 68 (1837).
  • Heterotypic
    • Tradescantia crassipes Graham, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 1829(Jan.-March): 388 (1829), nom. nud.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast
    • Regional:Brazil
      • Brazil South; Brazil Southeast;

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: succulent spiderwort
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