tradescantia

/ (ˌtrædɛsˈkænʃɪə) /


noun
  1. any plant of the American genus Tradescantia, widely cultivated for their striped variegated leaves: family Commelinaceae: See also wandering Jew, spiderwort

Origin of tradescantia

1
C18: New Latin, named after John Tradescant (1570–1638), English botanist and gardener

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