African Plant Database


Murdannia nudiflora (L.) Brenan
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 7(2): 189 (1952)
Information on the genus : Murdannia
Basionym : Commelina nudiflora L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aneilema nudiflorum (L.) Wall.
 Commelina nudiflora L. (1753)
 Aneilema nudiflorum (L.) R. Br. (1810)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tradescantia malabarica L.
=Murdannia malabarica (L.) Brückn. (1930)
=Phaeneilema malabaricum (L.) Narayanaswami ex Biwas (1941)
=Aneilema compressum Dalzell
=Commelina agraria Kunth (1843)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Weak, prostrate or decumbent herb; stems often rooting at nodes, 7,5-20 cm tall
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Ecology : Weed in garden introduced with soil from neighbouring forest; roadside near stream (Sierra Leone).
  Tropical Asia, Malesia to Caroline Isl., W Australia; introduced in SE USA (and Hawaii, through to West Indies and Brazil. – Not mapped.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 11802
 
Record n°11802 modified 2008-08-08
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