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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 :
  • 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
  • Hedberg, I., S. Edwards & al. (eds) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 374
  • Fl. anal. Bénin : 76 (2006).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 203 (2012)
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:38 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

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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