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Callisia fragrans
(Commelinaceae)

basketplant, fragrant inch plant, spironema

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Callisia fragrans is native to Mexico. 


Species description or overview

Callisia fragrans information from PIER
Information on Callisia fragrans as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Callisia fragrans
Nomenclatural information about Callisia fragrans is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Callisia fragrans information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Callisia fragrans--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Callisia fragrans information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Callisia fragrans, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Callisia fragrans
Nomenclatural information about Callisia fragrans is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Callisia fragrans (Commelinaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Callisia fragrans as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Callisia fragrans (Commelinaceae) (basket plant)
Links to high-resolution free images of Callisia fragrans (Commelinaceae) (basket plant) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Callisia fragrans information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Callisia fragrans in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Callisia fragrans images from PIER
Images of Callisia fragrans provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Callisia fragrans information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Callisia fragrans in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Callisia fragrans information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Callisia fragrans--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


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