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Wandering Jew

©  Frank Vincentz, published under Creative Commons licence

Order: Commelinales


Scientific Name:Tradescantia fluminensis

IUCN Red List status: Not Evaluated

Protected by the following WLT projects:



Tradescantias are very abundant in the Atlantic Rainforest, and form a dense mat under the forest tree cover. They are popularly used as tropical garden plants and houseplants.

Threats and Conservation

WLT is actively involved in Atlantic Rainforest conservation in Argentina (Misiones Province), Brazil (REGUA Reserve) and Paraguay (San Rafael). To help save Atlantic Forest habitat, please support these projects.

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