Correct nameTradescantia spathacea ‘Dwarf’.
Name statusNot established, an invalidly published name for the cultivar Tradescantia spathacea ‘Dwarf’.

Published by Glasshouse Works (1984, p. 17). The name is in Latin form so it cannot be established (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 21.11).

The earlier and validly established name Tradescantia spathacea ‘Dwarf’ is now accepted for this cultivar.


Glasshouse Works. (1984). [Catalogue]. UC Davis Library.

Brickell, C. D., Alexander, C., Cubey, J. J., David, J. C., Hoffman, M. H. A., Leslie, A. C., Malécot, V., Jin, X. (2016). International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants. PDF link.