Tradescantia fluminensis

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    Tradescantia fluminensis @ Jogasaki coast

Basic information

Flower Name
Tradescantia fluminensis
Formal Name
Tradescantia flumiensis
Alias
Habitat
South America
Morph
Evergreen perennial

Comment

What is Tradescantia fluminensis

Tradescantia fluminensis is an evergreen perennial of the family Commelinaceae native to South America. Taken from South American ornamental variegated (scientific name:Tradescantia fluminensis 'Variegata') is feral and the lesion is gone. Leaves all year round in a green, elliptical-shaped egg-shaped tip is pointed and the whole plant is mostly hairless. The leaves are palmately lobed with the small white flowers with leaves Spiderwort similar in the summer during the rainy season, the clump in the plexus. Top of out of floral, flower 3 piece 1-3. In six stamens, yellow anthers and at the tip of each white filament supports it. Long Cilia of having dense stamens. In the middle there is one pistil.

Generic name: tradescantia fluminensis, scientific name:Tradescantia flumiensis, Also known as : Wandering jew, Place of Origin: South America, Environment: Damp, semi-shady, under trees, Living type: evergreen perennial, grass height: 20-50 cm, leaf color: green, Leaf shape: oval to elliptical with a pointed tip, Leaf length: 5-7 cm, leaf inflorescence: alternate, Flowering place: The petiole comes out from the top leaf axil and produces one to three flowers, Flower color: white, diameter: 1.5 cm, Flower shape: Triangle, number of petals: 3, Flowering season: June to August.

Detailed information

Order
Commelinales
Family
Commelinaceae
Genus
Tradescantia
Species
T. flumiensis
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
3petals
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
White
Season
JunJulAug
Height
20 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 1.5

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