Tradescantia
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Tradescantia

boatlily
inchplant
purple queen
spiderwort
wild crocus

Hierarchical position of the Genus Tradescantia

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
  
   Subclassis  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
  
   SuperOrdo  Commelinanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 514. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Commelinales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 54. 1829.
  
   Subordo  Commelinineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 87. Mai 1898.
  
   Familia  Commelinaceae R. Br.
pub. Prodr.: 268. 27 Mar 1810, nom. cons.
common name: Spiderworts
  
   Tribus  Tradescantieae Meisn.
pub. Pl. Vasc. Gen.: Tab. Diagn. 406. 17-20 Aug 1842.
  
   Genus  Tradescantia L.
pub. (1753)
common name: spiderwort
  

Named members of the Genus Tradescantia

1
   Species  albiflora Kunth
syn. Tradescantia fluminensis
2
   Species  anomala Torr.
syn. Tinantia anomala
3
   Species  australis Bush
syn. Tradescantia hirsutiflora
4
   Species  bracteata Small ex Britt.
common name: longbract spiderwort, bracted spiderwort
  
5
   Species  brevicaulis Raf.
syn. Tradescantia virginiana
6
   Species  brevifolia (Torr.) Rose
common name: TransPecos spiderwort
7
   Species  buckleyi (I.M. Johnston) D.R. Hunt
common name: Buckley's spiderwort
8
   Species  canaliculata Raf.
syn. Tradescantia ohiensis
9
   Species  congesta (Moench) D. Don
syn. Tradescantia virginiana
10
   Species  cordifolia Sw.
syn. Callisia cordifolia
11
   Species  crassifolia Cav.
common name: leatherleaf spiderwort
12
   Species  crassula Link & Otto
common name: succulent spiderwort
13
   Species  discolor L'Hér.
syn. Tradescantia spathacea
14
   Species  edwardsiana Tharp
common name: plateau spiderwort
15
   Species  eglandulosa Bush
syn. Tradescantia hirsutiflora
16
   Species  elongata G.F.W. Mey.
syn. Tripogandra serrulata
17
   Species  ernestiana E.S. Anderson & Woods.
common name: Ernest's spiderwort
18
   Species  fluminensis Vell.
common name: small-leaf spiderwort
19
   Species  foliosa Small
syn. Tradescantia ohiensis
20
   Species  geniculata Jacq.
syn. Gibasis geniculata
21
   Species  gigantea Rose
common name: giant spiderwort
22
   Species  hirsuticaulis Small
common name: hairystem spiderwort
  
23
   Species  hirsutiflora Bush
common name: hairyflower spiderwort
24
   Species  humilis Rose
common name: Texas spiderwort
25
   Species  incarnata Small
syn. Tradescantia ohiensis
26
   Species  leiandra Torr.
 
27
   Varietas  brevifolia Torr.
syn. Tradescantia brevifolia
28
   Varietas  glandulosa (Correll) Gandhi
common name: canyon spiderwort
29
   Varietas  leiandra
common name: canyon spiderwort
30
   Species  longifolia Small
syn. Tradescantia roseolens
31
   Species  longipes E.S. Anderson & Woods.
common name: wild crocus
32
   Species  micrantha Torr.
syn. Callisia micrantha
33
   Species  monandra Sw.
syn. Callisia monandra
34
   Species  montana Shuttlw. ex Britt.
syn. Tradescantia subaspera var. montana
35
   Species  occidentalis (Britt.) Smyth
 
36
   Varietas  melanthera MacRoberts
common name: prairie spiderwort
37
   Varietas  occidentalis
common name: prairie spiderwort
38
   Varietas  scopulorum (Rose) E.S. Anderson & Woods.
common name: prairie spiderwort
39
   Varietas  typica E.S. Anderson & Woods.
syn. Tradescantia occidentalis var. occidentalis
40
   Species  ohiensis Raf.
 
41
   Varietas  foliosa (Small) MacRoberts
syn. Tradescantia ohiensis
42
   Varietas  paludosa (E.S. Anderson & Woods.) MacRoberts
syn. Tradescantia paludosa
43
   Species  ozarkana E.S. Anderson & Woods.
common name: Ozark spiderwort
44
   Species  pallida (Rose) D.R. Hunt
common name: purple queen
45
   Species  paludosa E.S. Anderson & Woods.
common name: confederate spiderwort
46
   Species  pedicellata Celarier
common name: Edwards Plateau spiderwort
47
   Species  pendula (Schinz) D.R. Hunt
syn. Tradescantia zebrina
48
   Species  pilosa Lehm.
syn. Tradescantia subaspera var. subaspera
49
   Species  pinetorum Greene
common name: pinewoods spiderwort
50
   Species  reflexa Raf.
syn. Tradescantia ohiensis
51
   Species  reverchonii Bush
common name: Reverchon's spiderwort
52
   Species  rosea Vent.
 
53
   Varietas  graminea (Small) E.S. Anderson & Woods.
syn. Callisia graminea
54
   Varietas  ornata (Small) E.S. Anderson & Woods.
syn. Callisia ornata
55
   Species  roseolens Small
common name: longleaf spiderwort
56
   Species  rupestris Raf.
syn. Tradescantia virginiana
57
   Species  scopulorum Rose
syn. Tradescantia occidentalis var. scopulorum
58
   Species  spathacea Sw.
common name: boatlily
59
   Species  speciosa Salisb.
syn. Tradescantia virginiana
60
   Species  subacaulis Bush
common name: stemless spiderwort
61
   Species  subaspera Ker-Gawl.
 
62
   Varietas  montana (Shuttlw. ex Britt.) E.S. Anderson & Woo
common name: zigzag spiderwort
63
   Varietas  subaspera
common name: zigzag spiderwort
64
   Varietas  typica E.S. Anderson & Woods.
syn. Tradescantia subaspera var. subaspera
65
   Species  texana Bush
syn. Tradescantia subacaulis
66
   Species  tharpii E.S. Anderson & Woods.
common name: Tharp's spiderwort
67
   Species  virginiana L.
common name: Virginia spiderwort, common spiderwort
  
 
68
   Varietas  alba Hook. ex Raf.
syn. Tradescantia virginiana
69
   Varietas  barbata Raf.
syn. Tradescantia virginiana
70
   Species  wrightii Rose & Bush
 
71
   Varietas  glandulopubescens B.L. Turner
common name: Wright's spiderwort
72
   Varietas  wrightii
common name: Wright's spiderwort
73
   Species  x andersoniana W. Ludwig & Rohweder
common name: common spiderwort
  
74
   Species  x diffusa Bush (pro sp.)
75
   Species  zanonia (L.) Sw.
common name: cohitre blanco  (Mexico)
76
   Species  zebrina hort. ex Bosse
common name: inchplant

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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