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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Mexico to SW. Texas and Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Northeast, New Mexico, Texas

Tradescantia wrightii Rose & Bush appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1975 Wright, C. [701], USA K000854182 Unknown type material
Wright, C. [701], USA K000854181 Unknown type material

First published in Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 14: 188 (1902)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Turner, B.L. (2006). Texas species of Tradescantia (Commelinaceae) Phytologia 88: 312-331.

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