African Plant Database

Commelina diffusa Burm. f. subsp. diffusa
Information on the genus : Commelina
Basionym : Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Commelina diffusa Burm. f. (1768)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commelina diffusa var. major
=Commelina diffusa var. cordispatha Rohweder
=Commelina werneana Hassk.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Herb, Helophyte- Ht 0.1 - 0.87 m. Alt: 5 - 1220 m. Distribution: BOT, EC, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Fgui
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°11589 modified 2008-09-24
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