Commelina nyasensis C.B. Clarke

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: nyasensis: from Malawi (Nyasaland)
Habitat: In seasonally waterlogged grassland, marshes, wet depressions, roadside ditches or among rocks by waterfalls.
Altitude range: (metres) 900 - 1900 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N
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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.


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Flora of Malawi: Commelina nyasensis
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Commelina nyasensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Commelina nyasensis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Commelina nyasensis
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Commelina nyasensis., retrieved 19 February 2018

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