African Plant Database

Cyanotis axillaris (L.) D. Don ex Sweet
Protologue : Hort. Brit.: 430 (1827)
Information on the genus : Cyanotis
Basionym : Commelina axillaris L.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tradescantia axillaris (L.) L. (1771)
 Commelina axillaris L.
 Tonningia axillaris (L.) Raf.
 Amischophacelus axillaris (L.) R. S. Rao & Kammathy
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with fibrous roots; stems erect or creeping, branched, 30-40 cm long; leaves all cauline
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Ecology : Humid place drying up under Mitragyna; termite mounds.
  Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Oceania.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commeli. Commel.: 14 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°11538 modified 2010-12-13
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