African Plant Database

Commelina sylvatica De Wild.
Protologue : Contr. Fl. Katanga Suppl. 84 (1930)
Information on the genus : Commelina
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with stems rooting at lower nodes; stems erect or procumbent, ± branched, > 30 cm tall
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Ecology : Wooded places on plateau; termite mounds in shrubby places; common; dembo; c. 1250 m alt.
  ? Known from only 2 specimens: Homblé 1274 collected in 1913, Robyns 1512 in 1926; Zaire: Biano Plateau and Baya Farm, respectively.
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carte afrique num 11617
Record n°11617 modified 2012-07-02
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