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Commelina arenicola Faden
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Brittonia 48(4): 547 (1996)
Information on the genus : Commelina
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commelina africana f. pilosa Chiov.
=Commelina africana f. glabrata Chiov.
=Commelina africana var. circinnata Chiov.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with tufted much-branched ascending to prostrate, rarely decumbent shoots to 30-46 cm long
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Ecology : Margin of dune field stabilized with Opuntia and good cover of annuals; littoral; Acacia tortilis, Combretum woodland; cassava (Manihot utilissima) cultivation; c. 0-80 m alt. – Locally common.
  • Thulin (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: 89
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