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Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D.R.Hunt

Synonyms

Setcreasea jaumavensis, Setcreasea lanceolata, Setcreasea pallida, Setcreasea purpurea, Tradescantia purpurea

Common names

Purple Heart

Extract from Wikipedia article

Tradescantia pallida is a species of spiderwort (a genus of New World plants) more commonly known as wandering jew, a name it shares with the closely related species T. fluminensis and T. zebrina. Other common names include purple secretia, purple-heart, and purple queen. It is native to the Gulf Coast region of eastern Mexico. Edward Palmer was the first European to observe and assign a Latin name to the type specimen near Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas in 1907.

LinkTradescantia pallida (Setcreasea purpurea, Purple Heart) in Dahl Al Hamam Park at Al Markhiya Street. Doha, Qatar, April 26, 2016
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar
LinkPurple Heart (Tradescantia pallida, Setcreasea purpurea) in Dahl Al Hamam Park at Al Markhiya Street. Doha, Qatar, April 26, 2016
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar
LinkTradescantia pallida (Setcreasea purpurea, Purple Heart) in Dahl Al Hamam Park at Al Markhiya Street. Doha, Qatar, May 3, 2016
Location on mapsAl Baihaqi St, Doha, Qatar

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