Definition of Genus tradescantia

1. Noun. Spiderworts.

Exact synonyms: Tradescantia
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Commelinaceae, Family Commelinaceae, Spiderwort Family

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tradescantia

genus Tolmiea
genus Tolypeutes
genus Tomistoma
genus Toona
genus Torreya
genus Tortrix
genus Townsendia
genus Toxicodendron
genus Toxostoma
genus Toxotes
genus Trachinotus
genus Trachipterus
genus Trachodon
genus Trachurus
genus Tradescantia
genus Tragelaphus
genus Tragopan
genus Tragopogon
genus Tragulus
genus Trapa
genus Trautvetteria
genus Trema
genus Tremella
genus Treponema
genus Triaenodon
genus Trialeurodes
genus Triatoma
genus Tribolium
genus Tribonema

Literary usage of Genus tradescantia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"1 genus 1 species : genus tradescantia (Spiderwort). T. Virginica (Common Spiderwort). Medical properties: Root—demulcent. Order Xyridaceae (Yellow-eyed ..."

2. The Juvenile Forget Me Not by S. C. Hall (1833)
"... what forms the family feature, or, as the botanists call it, the generic character of the family or genus Tradescantia." " I don't quite understand what ..."

3. Refugium Botanicum: Or Figures and Descriptions from Living Specimens, of William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker (1869)
"... Genus TRADESCANTIA, Linn. T. DISCOLOR Smith, le. Inédit. t.10. Willd. Sp. Plant, vol. ii. p. 18 ; Ker. in Bot. Mag. t. 1192, and Hook. Bot. Muy. ..."

4. Natural History, Lore and Legend: Being Some Few Examples of Quaint and By by Frederick Edward Hulme (1895)
"The Tradescant collection was on December ijth transferred to Elias Ashmole. The botanical genus, Tradescantia, is so called in honour of John Tradescant. ..."

5. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey by Timothy Abbott Conrad, William Hemsley Emory, Spencer Fullerton Baird, George Englemann, James Hall, Charles Christopher Parry, John Torrey, Arthur Carl Victor Schott, Charles Frédéric Girard, United States Dept. of the Interior (1858)
"... style long, slender, and somewhat curved above ; stigma capitate. Capsule oblong, cells 2-seeded. Seeds as in the rest of the genus. TRADESCANTIA ..."

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