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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Commelinaceae
Subfamilia: Commelinoideae
Tribus: Tradescantieae
Subtribus: Tradescantiinae
Genus: Callisia
Species: Callisia ornata

Callisia ornata (Small) G.C.Tucker, J. Arnold Arbor. 70: 118. 1989.

Cuthbertia ornata Small, Man. S.E. Fl.: 259. 1933.

Tradescantia rosea var. ornata (Small) E.S.Anderson & Woodson, Contr. Arnold Arbor. 9: 114. 1935.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Southeastern USA
Florida, Georgia.

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

Tucker, G.C. 1989. The genera of Commelinaceae in the southeastern United States. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 70: 97–130. JSTOR Hybrid open access journal. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.part.19786 Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Callisia ornata in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 October 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Callisia ornata. Published online. Accessed: October 30 2019. 2019. Callisia ornata. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 30 October 2019.

Vernacular names
English: Florida Scrub Roseling

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