Wild Flowering Plants
Tradescantia zebrina hort. ex Bosse, Vollst. Handb. Bl.-gärtn. 4: 655. 1849.
Syn.: Zebrina pendula Schnizl. (1849).
Naturalized low trailing herb of semi-evergreen seasonal forest.
Very common Gros Piton. Very rare elsewhere.
Of African origin.
Invasive around track on Gros Piton, replacing native ground flora. It should be removed from this native forest.
An awareness programme is required for the community of Fond Gens Libres.
Also a cultivated ornamental.