African Plant Database


Commelina capitata Benth.
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Niger Fl. 541 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Commelina
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Straggling robust perennial herb 0,2-1,25 m tall, clustering, often rooting from lower nodes;
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Ecology : Common in primary wet forest with Gilbertiodendron dewevrei; secondary bush and forest; wooded ravine; forest gallery; pioneer; 1-1500 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Pl. Mt Cameroon : 151 (1998).
  • Pl. Kupe : 431 (2004).
  • Fl. anal. Bénin : 74 (2006).
  • Checklist Commel. Equat. Guinea : 111 (2009).
  • Fl. Rép. Guinée 1: 387 (2009).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 178 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Upl. Kenya wild flow. ed.2 : 304 (1994).
  • Vasc. Pl. Dzanga-Sangha Res. : 223 (2002).
  • Sosef & al (2006). Check-list des Plantes Vasculaires du Gabon.
 
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 11727
 
Record n°11727 modified 2007-04-02
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