Tradescantia subacaulis

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Tradescantia subacaulis habit.jpg (105290 bytes)

habit--Tradescantia subacaulis is a low-growing herbaceous perennial (that usually has a very short stem, hence the epithet subacaulis, which means "almost without a stem") flowers closeup

Tradescantia subacaulis leaf.jpg (75044 bytes)
flower again, showing hairy filaments of the stamens (this is typical of all species of Tradescantia) leaf showing long hairs
another leaf, showing the matted hairs again--what kind of venation is present?