African Plant Database


Commelina forsskaolii Vahl
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Enum. Pl. (Vahl) 2: 172 (1805)
Notes : [non C. forskailii Hochst. ex C.B. Clarke 1881]
Information on the genus : Commelina
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commelina forsskaolii var. hirsutula C.B. Clarke
=Commelina falcata Hassk.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Herb- Ht 0.17 - 0.3 m. Alt: - 940 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, NW

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Hedberb, I., Edwards &al. (eds) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 374
  • Fl. anal. Bénin : 76 (2006).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 203 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1901). Flora of Tropical Africa 8: 44-45 
  • Bothalia 3: 229 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 61 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • MONOD, Th. (1940). Contributions à l'étude du Sahara occidental. Fasc. II. Phanérogames. Etud. Hist. Sci. Afr. Occ. Ser.B : 1
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 252
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 121 (2005).

Bibliography other :
  • Upl. Kenya wild flow. ed.2 : 305 (1994).
  • Thulin (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: 92
 
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see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 11594
 
Record n°11594 modified 2015-11-06
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