African Plant Database

Commelina disperma Faden
Protologue : Novon 11(4): 398 (2001)
Information on the genus : Commelina
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb from a creeping rootstock; roots not tuberous; shoots 1-2 per plant, erect to ascending, usually unbranched, to 60 cm long
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Ecology : Closed forest with Pterygota, Newtonia, Blighia, Lecanodiscus, Pseudospondias, Sterculia, Parkia, Ficalhoa; 1100-1200 m alt.
  Only known from the type collected in 1997.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 221 (2012)
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 11768
Record n°11768
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