Tradescantia sillamontana Matuda

White Velvet

Creeping branched herb with erect stems. Leaves ovate, thick, grey-green, densely woolly-hairy below. Inflorescence terminal, bracts leaf-like; summer. Sepals more or less transparent. Petals pink-purple. Anthers hairless.

Northern Mexico

Source: Conran, J. (2005). Commelinaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Commelinales
family       Commelinaceae
genus        Tradescantia L.