African Plant Database


Commelina albiflora Faden
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Novon 4(3): 229 (1994)
Information on the genus : Commelina
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small decumbent perennial herb with glabrescent stems
  see more in the book
Ecology : Celtis mildbraedii, Croton megalocarpus forest, being cleared; under shade; sometimes growing with C. erecta but usually in drier situations; frequently along streams; 1500-1680 m alt. – Locally common. For more ecological details see: Novon 4: 230, 1994.
  Discovered in 1969.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 209 (2012)

Bibliography other :
  • Upl. Kenya wild flow. ed.2 : 305 (1994).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 11610
 
Record n°11610
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