Word Origin for tradescantia
Examples from the Web for tradescantia
Two or three Osbeckias exist; a Tradescantia (T. septem clavata) covers certain patches with its bright blue flowers.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
We found also an elegant species of Tradescantia, with a blue flower.
The fuchsia and tradescantia contained bundles of raphides of the same form and equally as fine as those of the acrid plants.
We observed among the plants along this portion of coast, the tradescantia virginica, and T. liatris, and squarrosa scariosa.
The most familiar examples are the various species of Tradescantia (Fig. 88), some of which are native, others exotic.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany|Douglas Houghton Campbell