Tradescantia


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tradescantia

(ˌtrædɛsˈkænʃɪə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the American genus Tradescantia, widely cultivated for their striped variegated leaves: family Commelinaceae. See also wandering Jew, spiderwort
[C18: New Latin, named after John Tradescant (1570–1638), English botanist and gardener]
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Noun1.tradescantia - spiderwortsTradescantia - spiderworts        
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Commelinaceae, family Commelinaceae, spiderwort family - large widely distributed family of chiefly perennial herbs or climbers: spiderworts
Translations

tradescantia

[ˌtrædəsˈkæntɪə] Ntradescantia f

tradescantia

n (Pflanze) → Tradeskantie f
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Snip cuttings with 3 to 5 nodes from the trailing tips of healthy, established plants--like no-fuss Scindapsus pictus, Tradescantia zebrina, and Monstera deliciosa--and drop the cut end into clean water, making sure 1 to 2 nodes are submerged.
Growth was minimal (mean shell heights < 10 mm), but significantly different from the initial shell height at hatching in snails fed Tradescantia spathacea (Commelinaceae) (t = 7.
The plants were specifically selected to be hardy enough for outdoor use and three of them are a flowering species and include; duranta, stipa, wild ornamental asparagus and tradescantia.
Tradescantia pallida plants have been widely used to perform micronuclei test provingto be an excellent biondicator for environmental quality assessment (Garcia et al.
Water well Variety of humidity loving plants in a bathroom (from left) tradescantia (wandering Jew), English ivy; sword fern, umbrella tree and variegated Cupid peperomia.
Prickly subject An open terrarium allows for attractive plant overspill, such as trailing plants draped over the edge or plants growing out of the Water well Variety of humidity loving plants in a bathroom (from left) tradescantia (wandering Jew), English ivy; sword fern, umbrella tree and variegated Cupid peperomia.
Assessing the genotoxicity of urban air pollutants in Varanasi City using Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) bioassay.
gigantea, Symphyotrichum lateriflorum, Tradescantia subaspera, Rudbeckia laciniata, and Verbesina alternifolia.
The native vegetation is composed of gulf muhly (a type of grass), the flowering perennial Lantana, and Tradescantia pallida, a groundcover plant in the spiderwort family.
The southern end of the park was mostly River Red Gum Eucalyptus camaldulensis woodland on the River Yarra floodplain, with variable ground cover of weedy grasses, weedy annuals and the invasive creeper Wandering Trad Tradescantia fluminensis.
B, S N [Agarito] Commelinaceae Tradescantia occidental is (Britton) Smyth B, C, H, S N [Prairie Spiderwort] Cucurbitaceae Ibervillea lindheimeri (A.