African Plant Database

Commelina velutina Mildbr.
Protologue : Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 9: 252 (1925)
Information on the genus : Commelina
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb densely velvety grey hairy, 50-70 cm tall
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Ecology : Savanna; seasonally swampy grassland.
  Described by Mildbraed (Mildbraed 9604) from SW Centr. Afr. Rep. (not Cameroon), 50 km SE Bouar. Cited from W Kenya (Kitale) by Faden, l.c.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 25
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 11609
Record n°11609
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