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Commelina eckloniana Kunth
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Enum. Pl. (Kunth) 4: 57 (1843) 
Information on the genus : Commelina
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polyspatha eckloniana (Kunth) Hassk. ex C.B. Clarke
 Commelina eckloniana Kunth subsp. eckloniana
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commelina weimarckiana Norl. (1948)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Commelina eckloniana subsp. nairobiensis (Faden) Faden
Commelina eckloniana Kunth subsp. eckloniana
Commelina eckloniana subsp. claessensii (De Wild.) Faden (2012)
Commelina eckloniana subsp. thikaensis Faden (2012)
Commelina eckloniana subsp. critica (De Wild.) Faden (2012)
Commelina eckloniana subsp. echinosperma (K. Schum.) Faden (2012)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.1 - 0.6 m. Alt: 120 - 2134 m. Distribution: EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Hedberb, I., Edwards &al. (eds) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 371
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 182 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 9: t.326 (1929).

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Rwanda 4: 131 (1988)
  • Upl. Kenya wild flow. ed.2 : 305 (1994).
  • Plant Press ns 12(3): 4 (2009)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 11591
 
Record n°11591
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