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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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 scandens

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 Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Commelina diffusa
African Plant Database: Commelina diffusa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Commelina diffusa
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Commelina diffusa
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Commelina diffusa
Plants of the World Online: Commelina diffusa
Tropicos: Commelina diffusa
Wikipedia: Commelina diffusa

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 diffusa subsp. scandens., retrieved 28 May 2024

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