Tradescantia fluminensis Vell.

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Tradescantia fluminensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Tradescantia fluminensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Tradescantia fluminensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Status: Cultivated and locally escaping
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Notes: This fleshy, creeping species has become locally naturalised in the Vumba. It was absolutely rampant on our property (Ndundu Lodge) and did escape onto the forest floor. I also clearly remember it escaped all over the forest near Genaina Lodge. (Bart Wursten, in litt., 2014).
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Tradescantia fluminensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tradescantia fluminensis
African Plant Database: Tradescantia fluminensis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Tradescantia fluminensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tradescantia fluminensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tradescantia fluminensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tradescantia fluminensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tradescantia fluminensis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tradescantia fluminensis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Tradescantia fluminensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tradescantia fluminensis
Ispot Southern Africa: Tradescantia fluminensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Tradescantia fluminensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tradescantia fluminensis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Tradescantia fluminensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tradescantia fluminensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Tradescantia fluminensis
Tropicos: Tradescantia fluminensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Tradescantia fluminensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=163910, retrieved 23 March 2019

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