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L Commelina diffusa var. gigas (Small) Faden is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Commelina diffusa Burm.f. in the genus Commelina (family Commelinaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 233847) with original publication details: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 80: 213 1993.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Commelina gigas Small Synonym H WCSP

The species Commelina diffusa Burm.f. has a further 34 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-233847, and has not been changed.