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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Activity of radionuclides in macrophytes and bottom sediments of Druksiai Lake after shutdown of the Unit One decreased; however, at the initial stage of the INPP operation, total [sup.137]Cs, [sup.90]Sr, [sup.134]Cs, [sup.60]Co and [sup.54]Mn activity of the INPP origin in bottom sediments together with thermal and chemical pollution could have caused occurrence of somatic mutations in the stamen hair (SH) system of Tradescantia, revealing impact of contemporary environment to the future generations.
Cytological effects of mercurial fungicide panogen 15 on Tradescantia and Vicia faba root tips.
Tradescantia pallida (Purple heart plant) was rated superior for its ability to remove four of the VOCs.
Such plants include maize (Zea mays), barley (Hordeum vulgare), tomato (Lycopersicon), mouse-ear cress (Arabidopsis thaliana), soybean (Glycine max), broad bean (Vicia faba), spiderwort (Tradescantia), onion (Allium cepa), Hawk's beard (Crepis capillaris), lily (Lilium), pea (Pisum sativum), and tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum).
The higher plants Allium cepa (onion), Tradescantia paludosa and Vicia faba have relatively large monocentric chromosomes in reduced numbers and are accepted as suitable test organisms for the study of environmental mutagenesis [24, 25].
Let's begin with spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana).
1989), and Tradescantia bracteata (Mepham & Lane, 1970) present lipidic-type pollen grains.
Tradescantia occidentalis (Britt.) Smyth (spiderwort).
Primary teacher-turned keen gardener Ray Bishop has spent the last year propagating one "Tradescantia Blushing Bride" seed into 1m plants.
The main strength of the shower was pips of stephanotis, falling in three main drops, supported by miniature ivy and tradescantia leaves.