African Plant Database

Commelina scaposa C.B. Clarke ex De Wild. & T. Durand
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 38: 220 (1900)
Information on the genus : Commelina
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commelina praecox T.C.E. Fr. (1916)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Almost glabrous herb; roots fasciculate, fibrous, sub-fleshy, 15 cm long;
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Ecology : Dembo; bushy savanna; burnt soil.
  Flowering before the leafy shoots arise.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 159 (2012)
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 11632
Record n°11632 modified 2016-07-08
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