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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Oaxaca, Chiapas).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Tradescantia plusiantha Standl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hunt [9130], Mexico 48712.000
Matuda, E. [2569], Mexico K000363284 Unknown type material

First published in Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 22: 6 (1940)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0