Commelina schweinfurthii C.B.Clarke
subsp. ceciliae (C.B. Clarke) Faden

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Commelina schweinfurthii subsp. ceciliae

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, Harare

Commelina schweinfurthii subsp. ceciliae

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, Harare

Commelina schweinfurthii subsp. ceciliae

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, Harare

Commelina schweinfurthii subsp. ceciliae

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Commelina schweinfurthii subsp. ceciliae

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Commelina schweinfurthii subsp. ceciliae

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Commelina schweinfurthii subsp. ceciliae

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

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Synonyms: Commelina ceciliae C.B. Clarke
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Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: schweinfurthii: after Dr Georg August Schweinfurth (1836-1925), German botanical collector and taxonomist.
Habitat: Woodland and grassland, usually in seasonally wet or swampy areas
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Images last updated: Saturday 23 February 2013
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 294. as Commelina ceciliae

Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 222 - 226.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 86. as Commelina ceciliae

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 108. as Commelina ceciliae


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Commelina schweinfurthii subsp. ceciliae.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112610, retrieved 9 December 2016

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