|Full name||Tradescantia zebrina ‘Tikal’.|
|Name status||Accepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.|
First described online by Barbier (2013). Established in hardcopy by Hatch (2022).
|Origins||Collected by Eric Barbier in the area of Tikal, Mexico (Barbier, 2013).|
|Classification||The species Tradescantia zebrina is sometimes labelled with its botanical synonyms Tradescantia pendula, Zebrina pendula and Cyanotis zebrina.|
|Availability||Available occasionally from collectors and specialists.|
|Growth habit||Stems are initially upright, but start to sprawl and trail as they get longer.|
|Foliage||Leaves are medium green with two silver bands. In strong light, they develop deep red pinstripes over the surface.|
Barbier, E. (2013). Tradescantia zebrina var. zebrina (N0765). Flickr. Internet Archive link.
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.
Hatch, L. (2022). Commelinaceae: A Guide to Modern and Historic Cultivars.