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wandering jew (in botany)

wandering jew, common name for several creeping plants of the genus Tradescantia (including Zebrina) in the spiderwort family. T. pendula is most commonly cultivated in window boxes and hanging pots. Wandering jew is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Liliopsida, order Commelinales, family Commelinaceae.

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wandering Jew (Tradescantia) See COMMELINACEAE.

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spider plant (Tradescantia) See COMMELINACEAE.

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