Tradescantia spathacea Sw.

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Synonyms: Rhoeo discolor (L'Hér.) Hance
Common names: Boat lily (English) Moses in the cradle (English) Oyster plant (English) Three men in a boat (English)
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tradescantia spathacea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tradescantia spathacea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tradescantia spathacea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tradescantia spathacea
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iNaturalist: Tradescantia spathacea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tradescantia spathacea
JSTOR Plant Science: Tradescantia spathacea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tradescantia spathacea
Plants of the World Online: Tradescantia spathacea
Tropicos: Tradescantia spathacea
Wikipedia: Tradescantia spathacea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Tradescantia spathacea., retrieved 20 May 2024

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