African Plant Database

Aneilema beniniense (P. Beauv.) Kunth
Information on the genus : Aneilema
Basionym : Commelina beniniensis P. Beauv.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Commelina beniniensis P. Beauv.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aneilema beniniense var. oxycarpum Hua
=Aneilema beniniense subsp. leonense Morton
=Aneilema beniniense subsp. sessilifolium (Benth.) Morton
=Aneilema beniniense var. sessilifolium Benth.
=Aneilema mortehanii De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rank straggling herb rooting at lower nodes
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Ecology : Abundant weedy plant of disturbed ground; openings in moist semi-deciduous forest; forest farms, along road, path sides; occasionally fringing woodland; along watercourses in savanna; primary rain-forest, especially in wet areas around swamps;
  Rather variable.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo, Príncipe.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Pl. Mt Cameroon : 150 (1998).
  • Cheek M., B.J. Pollard, I. DArbyshire & J.-M. Onana (2004). The Plants of the Kupe, Mwanenguba & Bakossi Mountains, a Cameroon: Conservation Checklist Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Checklist Commel. Equat. Guinea : 109 (2009).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 105 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Hedberg, I., S. Edwards & al. (eds) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 357
  • Vasc. Pl. Dzanga-Sangha Res. : 222 (2002).
  • Sosef & al (2006). Check-list des Plantes Vasculaires du Gabon.
  • Guide Florist. Parc. Natl. Cantanhez (Guin-Bissau) : t.707 (2010).
  • Pl. Mefou prop. Natl. Park Yaoundé : 218 (2011).
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Record n°11447 modified 2007-04-02
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