Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
subsp. scandens (Welw. ex C.B.Clarke) Oberm.

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Synonyms: Commelina scandens Welw. ex C.B.Clarke
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Derivation of specific name: diffusa: diffuse, loosely spreading
scandens: climbing
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,S
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Literature:

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 117.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 181.


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Flora of Botswana: Commelina diffusa subsp. scandens
Flora of Caprivi: Commelina diffusa subsp. scandens

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African Plant Database: Commelina diffusa
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Commelina diffusa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Commelina diffusa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Commelina diffusa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Commelina diffusa
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Commelina diffusa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Commelina diffusa
Ispot Southern Africa : Commelina diffusa
JSTOR Plant Science: Commelina diffusa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Commelina diffusa
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Commelina diffusa
Tropicos: Commelina diffusa
West African Plants database: Commelina diffusa


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 diffusa subsp. scandens.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112720, retrieved 1 October 2016

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