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Tradescantia spathacea  Sw.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 505554

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Rhoeo spathacea (Sw.) Stearn
 
    Rhoeo discolor (L'Hér.) Hance ex Walp.
 
    Tradescantia discolor L'Hér.
 
  Common Name(s): boatlily [English]
 
    oyster plant [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderCommelinales   
                            FamilyCommelinaceae  – Spiderwort Family  
                               GenusTradescantia L. – spider-lily, wandering-Jew, spiderwort  
                                  SpeciesTradescantia spathacea Sw. – boatlily, oyster plant  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Robert B. Faden  
  Notes: Research Botanist and Associate Curator, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Tradescantia spathacea    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Commelinaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Tradescantia spathacea   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Tradescantia spathacea   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Tradescantia spathacea   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Faden, Robert B. / Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Commelinaceae R. Brown: Spiderwort family   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 22: Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae, Commelinidae (in part), and Zingiberidae   
  Page(s): 170-197   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-513729-9   
  Notes: The volumes are also reproduced online (http://www.fna.org/)   
  Reference for: boatlily[English], oyster plant [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
    Caribbean  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Incidental  
 

 

   

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