Monday, May 20, 2013


Tradescantia Pallida

My favorite plants that have been called anything from "Big Purple" to "Moses in a Boat" have had a recent name reworking as best as I can tell. "Purple Queen" and "Purple Heart Setcreasea" are still amongst the accepted common names. "Setcreasea Purpurea" and "Setcreasea Pallida" now seem to be secondary to "Tradescantia Pallida" in the formal names. What's in a name?

1 comment:

  1. In the twelfth world of nomenclature there are names to call all of the other worlds and even names for all the other worlds names.