African Plant Database

Commelina schliebenii Mildbr.
Protologue : Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 396 (1932)
Information on the genus : Commelina
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; stems erect (perhaps sometimes decumbent ?), 30-40 cm tall, densely pilose with white patent hairs
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Ecology : Savanna (“Pori”).
  ? Known only from the type collected in 1931 (Schlieben 1056); Tanzania, Iringa Distr., Lupembe, on Mpoponzi River.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 204 (2012)
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Record n°11646 modified 2012-07-02
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