Commelina bracteosa Hassk.

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Synonyms: Commelina lagosensis C.B. Clarke
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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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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.

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.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 70.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Commelina bracteosa
Flora of Malawi: Commelina bracteosa
Flora of Mozambique: Commelina bracteosa
Flora of Zambia: Commelina bracteosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Commelina bracteosa
African Plant Database: Commelina bracteosa
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Commelina bracteosa
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Tropicos: Commelina bracteosa
Wikipedia: Commelina bracteosa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Commelina bracteosa., retrieved 4 March 2024

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