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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
/ˌtrædɪˈskæntiə/ is a genus
of 75 species
of herbaceous perennial wildflowers
in the family
to the New World
spathacea, the boatlily
or Moses-in-the-cradle, is a herb in the Commelinaceae family first described
in 1788. It is native
to Belize, Guatemala...
- Tradescantia pallida
is a species
of New World
plants) more commonly known
jew or walking
jew, a name it shares
zebrina, formerly known
pendula, is a species
more commonly known
as an inchplant
jew. The common
- 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. It is...
virginiana, the Virginia
spiderwort, is the type species
of Tradescantia native
to the eastern United
States. Commonly grown
in many gardens...
occidentalis, the prairie spiderwort
spiderwort, is a plant
in the dayflower
family, Commelinaceae. It is common
cerinthoides, commonly called flowering
inch plant, is a species
in the dayflower family
that is native
ohiensis, commonly known
or Ohio spiderwort, is an herbaceous plant species
in the genus Tradescantia native
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