African Plant Database

Cyanotis speciosa (L. f.) Hassk.
Protologue : Commelin. Ind. 108 (1870)
Information on the genus : Cyanotis
Basionym : Tradescantia speciosa L. f.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tradescantia speciosa L. f.
 Commelina speciosa (L. f.) Thunb.
 Tonningia speciosa (L. f.) Thunb.
 Cyanotis speciosa (L. f.) Hassk. subsp. speciosa
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tradescantia nodiflora Lam.
=Cyanotis nodiflora (Lam.) Kunth (1843)
=Cyanotis gryphaea Dinter (1920)
Taxon infra-specific
Cyanotis speciosa (L. f.) Hassk. subsp. speciosa
Cyanotis speciosa subsp. madagascarica (C.B. Clarke) Faden
Cyanotis speciosa subsp. bulbosa Faden (2012)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commeli. Commel.: 30 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • SMITH G.F. , E.J. VAN JAARSVELD & AL. (1997). List of Southern African Succulent Plants. Umdaus Press : 53
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°11531 modified 2009-09-02
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