African Plant Database

Commelina lagosensis C.B. Clarke
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 8: 57 (1902)
Information on the genus : Commelina
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Commelina bracteosa var. lagosensis (C.B. Clarke) Faden
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Commelina bracteosa var. lagosensis (C.B. Clarke) Faden (2010)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commelina lagosensis var. subglabra A. Chev.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with prostrate stems to 20-100 cm long, rooting at nodes
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Ecology : Fixed dunes; gallery forest.
  Perhaps introduced in Senegal; ? Mozambique.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:38 (2012)
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