Tradescantia

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Distribution
Tradescantia (rights holder: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany) © Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany

Spiderwort

Herbs, some erect, others prostrate and mat-forming. Inflorescences mostly terminal, composed of fused pairs of cymes, subtended by paired boat-shaped bracts. Flowers bisexual, radially symmetric. Sepals 3. Petals 3, usually free, sometimes united, blue-violet, mauve, pink or white. Stamens 6, all fertile and ± similar. Ovary 3-locular with (1-)2 ovules in each loculus. Fruit a dehiscent capsule. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Commelinaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
1.33%
1 of 75 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
5e86a4a2-5c88-423d-8de0-58b97cfc916c
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility