1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Tradescantia Ruppius ex L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

    Introduced into:

    Algeria, Angola, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Cook Is., Corse, Fiji, France, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Gilbert Is., Great Britain, Greece, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Line Is., Madeira, Morocco, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Niue, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Portugal, Queensland, Seychelles, Society Is., Southwest Caribbean, Spain, St.Helena, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Tristan da Cunha, Tunisia, Turkey, Victoria, Windward Is.

    Tradescantia Ruppius ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    61219.000
    Kepos [44605] K000696818
    s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] Campelia K001132590

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 288 (1753)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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

    Neotropikey
    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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