Tradescantia fluminensis is in the family Commelinaceae. Commonly known as small leaf tradescantia or inch plant, it is native to South America, but is commonly cultivated around the world. The specific epithet, fluminensis, means “from the river” in Latin, referring to this plants native habitat near the January River in Brazil! Follow for more plant facts and photos! #dailyplantfacts #plants #flowers #botany #spiderwort

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