Tradescantia occidentalis

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Tradescantia occidentalis

Taxonavigation[edit]

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. Tradescantia
Series: T. ser. Tradescantia
Species: Tradescantia occidentalis
Varieties: T. o. var. melanthera – T. o. var. occidentalis – T. o. var. scopulorum

Name[edit]

Tradescantia occidentalis (Britton) Smyth, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci. 16: 163 (1899).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Tradescantia virginiana var. occidentalis Britton, Ill. Fl. N. U.S. 1: 377 (1896).
  • Homotypic
    • Tradescantia occidentalis var. typica E.S.Anderson & Woodson, Contr. Arnold Arbor. 9: 101 (1935), not validly publ.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Arizona; Arkansas; Colorado; Iowa; Kansas; Louisiana; Manitoba; Mexico Northwest; Minnesota; Montana; Nebraska; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Dakota; Oklahoma; South Dakota; Texas; Utah; Wisconsin; Wyoming

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: western spiderwort / prairie spiderwort
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