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Siderasis fuscata

Siderasis fuscata, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Commelinales

Familia: Commelinaceae
Subfamilia: Commelinoideae
Tribus: Tradescantieae
Subtribus: Dichorisandrinae
Genus: Siderasis
Species: Siderasis fuscata

Siderasis fuscata (Lodd. et al.) H.E.Moore, Baileya 4: 28 (1956).

Tradescantia fuscata G.Lodd., Bot. Cab. 4: t. 374 (1820).
Siderasis acaulis Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 67 (1837), nom. superfl.
Pyrrheima loddigesii Hassk., Flora 52: 367 (1869), nom. illeg.
Pyrrheima fuscatum (G.Lodd.) Backer, Handb. Fl. Java 3: 37 (1924).
Tradescantia hirsutissima Pohl ex Seub. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 254 (1855), pro syn.
Pyrrheima minus Hassk., Flora 52: 368 (1869).
Pyrrheima loddigesii var. minus (Hassk.) C.B.Clarke in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 3: 272 (1881).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Brazil Southeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Moore, H.E., 1956. Baileya; a Quarterly Journal of Horticultural Taxonomy. Ithaca, NY 4:28. 1956


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Siderasis fuscata in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Siderasis fuscata. Published online. Accessed: October 28 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Siderasis fuscata. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 28.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Siderasis fuscata in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.|

Vernacular names
English: Bear's Ears

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