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Cyanotis barbata D. Don, Prod. Fl. Nep. 46. 1825. Hook. f., l.c. 385; Collett, l.c. 534; R.R. Stewart, l.c. 37.

Cyanotis barbata

Credit: Azmat

  • Tradescantia barbata (D. Don) Spreng.
  • Tradescantia radicans Royle

    Scandent to suberect herb, often tufted and rooting below, 15-30(-45) cm long, almost glabrous to cobwebly pubescent. Leaves oblong to linear-lanceolate, 3-7.5 cm long, 3-7 mm broad, straight to curved, acute to acuminate. Flowers dark blue, in terminal or axillary clusters, subtended by longer spathes than those in the previous species. Capsules quadrate, usually 6-seeded; seeds c. l mm long, wrinkled, brown.

    Fl.Per.: July-September.

    Type: Nepal, Wallich..

    Distribution: Lower Himalayas, Malaysia to China.


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