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Definition of Tradescantia
a. & n. from Wander, v.
Wandering albatross (Zo["o]l.), the great white albatross.
See Illust. of Albatross.
Wandering cell (Physiol.), an animal cell which possesses
the power of spontaneous movement, as one of the white
corpuscles of the blood.
Wandering Jew (Bot.), any one of several creeping species
of Tradescantia, which have alternate, pointed leaves,
and a soft, herbaceous stem which roots freely at the
joints. They are commonly cultivated in hanging baskets,
window boxes, etc.
Wandering kidney (Med.), a morbid condition in which one
kidney, or, rarely, both kidneys, can be moved in certain
directions; -- called also floating kidney, movable
Wandering liver (Med.), a morbid condition of the liver,
similar to wandering kidney.
Wandering mouse (Zo["o]l.), the whitefooted, or deer,
mouse. See Illust. of Mouse.
Wandering spider (Zo["o]l.), any one of a tribe of spiders
that wander about in search of their prey.
Tradescantia Trad`es*can"ti*a, n. (Bot.)
A genus including spiderwort and Wandering Jew.
Meaning of Tradescantia from wikipedia
(/ˌtrædəˈskæntiə/) is a genus
of 85 species
of herbaceous perennial wildflowers
in the family
to the Americas
zebrina, formerly known
pendula, is a species
of creeping plant
in the Tradescantia
genus. Common names include silver
- Tradescantia pallida
is a species
of New World
to T. fluminensis
and T. zebrina. The cultivar
spathacea, the oyster
or Moses-in-the-cradle, is a herb in the Commelinaceae family first described
in 1788. It is native...
- Tradescantia sillamontana
is a perennial evergreen herbaceous plant
of the genus Tradescantia
. This species
is one of the most succulent
- Tradescantia fluminensis
is a species
of spiderwort native
America. It is one of several plants known
by the common
Jew, but now...
virginiana, the Virginia
spiderwort, is a species
of flowering plant
in the family
Commelinaceae. It is the type species
ohiensis, commonly known
or Ohio spiderwort, is an herbaceous plant species
in the genus Tradescantia native
occidentalis, the prairie spiderwort
spiderwort, is a plant
in the dayflower
family, Commelinaceae. It is common
spiderworts, inchplants, and wandering
fluminensis, a South American native Tradescantia
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