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

Callisia rosea (Vent.) D.R.Hunt, Kew Bull. 41: 409 (1986).

Tradescantia rosea Vent., Descr. Pl. Nouv.: t. 24 (1801).
Cuthbertia rosea (Vent.) Small, Fl. S.E. U.S.: 237 (1903).
Tradescantia rosea var. typica E.S.Anderson & Woodson, Contr. Arnold Arbor. 9: 112 (1935), not validly publ.
Tripogandra rosea (Vent.) Woodson, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 29: 153 (1942).
Phyodina rosea (Vent.) Rohweder, Abh. Auslandsk., Reihe C, Naturwiss. 61(18): 151 (1956).
Tradescantia virginica Walter, Fl. Carol.: 119 (1788), nom. illeg.
Tradescantia graminifolia Raf., Atlantic J. 1: 148 (1832).
Callisia graminifolia (Raf.) D.R.Hunt, Kew Bull. 38: 131 (1983).


Callisia rosea Pohl ex Seub., pro syn. = Tripogandra serrulata (Vahl) Handlos

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Reguonal: Southeastern USA
Alabama; Florida; Georgia; Maryland; North Carolina; South Carolina; Virginia

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

Hunt, D.R., 1986. Kew Bulletin 41: 409 (1986).


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Callisia rosea 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 rosea. Published online. Accessed: October 30 2019. 2019. Callisia rosea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 30 October 2019.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Callisia rosea in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
English: Piedmont roseling

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