‘Mme Lequesne’


Correct nameTradescantia zebrina ‘Flame Dance’.
Name statusNot established, an invalid unpublished name used to sell the cultivar Tradescantia zebrina ‘Flame Dance’.

Posted online with photos by Plantlin (2019). No hardcopy publication has been found, and the name is reused within the genus, so it cannot be established (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1, 21.23).

The established name ‘Flame Dance’ is now accepted for this cultivar.

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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.

Plantlin. (2019). Tradescantia zebrina discolor ‘Mme Lequesne’. Garden. Internet Archive link.