Tradescantia fluminensis

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Tradescantia fluminensis


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 fluminensis


Tradescantia fluminensis Vell., Fl. Flumin. 3: 140, t. 152 (1829).


  • Heterotypic
    • Tradescantia albiflora Kunth, Enum. Pl. 4: 84 (1843).
    • Tradescantia albovittata Pynaert, Nursery Cat. (Éd. Pynaert - Van Geert) 1886: 15 (1886).
    • Tradescantia fluminensis f. albovittata (Pynaert) Voss, Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3, 1: 1144 (1895).
    • Tradescantia fluminensis f. aureovittata Voss, Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3, 1: 1143 (1895).
    • Tradescantia laekenensis L.H.Bailey & E.Z.Bailey, Hortus: 616 (1930), nom. nud.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Brazil
      • SE. & S. Brazil to N. Argentina

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Witblomwandelende jood
English: White-flowered wandering Jew, Small-leaf spiderwort
suomi: Rionjuoru, brasilianjuoru
日本語: トキワツユクサ
Nederlands: Vaderplant
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