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H Commelina africana L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Commelina (family Commelinaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 233679) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 41 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:171880-1.

Synonyms:

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Commelina africana var. africana Synonym L WCSP
Commelina africana var. polyclada Welw. ex C.B.Clarke Synonym L WCSP
Commelina bakueana A.Chev. ex Hutch. & Dalziel [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Commelina benghalensis Forssk. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Commelina divaricata Vahl Synonym H WCSP
Commelina edulis A.Rich. Synonym H WCSP
Commelina flava Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Commelina lutea Moench Synonym H WCSP
Commelina polyclada Welw. ex C.B.Clarke Synonym H WCSP
Commelina subamplectens Hassk. Synonym H WCSP
Dirtea africana (L.) Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Hedwigia africana (L.) Medik. Synonym H WCSP
Stickmannia africana (L.) Raf. Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Commelina africana var. karooica (C.B.Clarke) Govaerts Accepted L WCSP 3
Commelina africana var. krebsiana (Kunth) C.B.Clarke Accepted L WCSP 11
Commelina africana var. lancispatha C.B.Clarke Accepted L WCSP 7
Commelina africana var. mannii (C.B.Clarke) Brenan Accepted L WCSP 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-233679.

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