Correct nameTradescantia spathacea ‘Sitara’.
Name statusNot established, an invalid unpublished name used for the cultivar Tradescantia spathacea ‘Sitara’.

Listed for sale with no description by Royal Horticultural Society (2013, p. 780). Described online by Royal Park Rajapruek (2022). The name is in Latin, and no hardcopy publication has been found, so it cannot be established (Brickell et al., 2016, Arts. 21.11, 27.1).

The most widely-used name ‘Sitara’ is now accepted for this cultivar.

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Royal Horticultural Society. (2013). RHS Plant Finder 2013.

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.

Royal Park Rajapruek. (2022). [Tradescantia spathacea ‘Versicolor’ description]. Internet Archive link.