African Plant Database

Commelina acutispatha De Wild.
Protologue : Pl. Bequaert. 5: 164 (1931)
Information on the genus : Commelina
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commelina thomasii Hutch.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with stems erect and decumbent, ± ramose, to 50 cm tall
  see more in the book
Ecology : Quite commonly in moist places by roads and in clearings and openings in forest; dry bush; secondary forest; fallows; persisting in farms and plantations.
  Hybrids with C. diffusa exist.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo (Cabezas & al., Checklist Commelin. Equat. Guinea: 112, 2009, sub nom. C. thomasii).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 145 (2012)

Bibliography other :
  • Kew Bull. 62: 139 (2007)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 11714
Record n°11714
Feedback about this record