African Plant Database

Commelina aspera G. Don ex Benth.
Protologue : Niger Fl. 542 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Commelina
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Commelina aspera G. Don ex Benth. var. aspera
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyanotis hirsuta Baker
=Commelina aspera var. firma C.B. Clarke
Taxon infra-specific
Commelina aspera G. Don ex Benth. var. aspera
Commelina aspera var. opulens (C.B. Clarke) Faden (2012)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.2 - 0.35 states: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. anal. Bénin : 73 (2006).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 236 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1901). Flora of Tropical Africa 8: 56 

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:37 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 11585
Record n°11585
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