Tradescantia fluminensis

Tradescantia flumiensis

  • Tradescantia fluminensis
  • Tradescantia fluminensis
  • Flower name
    Tradescantia fluminensis
  • Scientific name
    Tradescantia flumiensis
  • Aliasノハカタカラクサ, 常盤露草, 野博多唐草
  • Place of originSouth America
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

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.


  • Order
    Commelinales
  • Family
    Commelinaceae
  • Genus
    Tradescantia
  • Species
    T. flumiensis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    3-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 1.5 cm

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