Checklist: Commelinaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are purely cultivated have been excluded.

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Aneilema hockii
Obermeyer, A.A. & Faden, R.B. (1985) Commelinaceae Flora of Southern Africa 4(2)  
NamesFZ Divisions
0912.000 CALLISIA Loefl. 
Callisia repens L. E
896.000 COMMELINA L. 
Commelina africana L. N,W,C,E,S
Commelina aspera Benth.
var. aspera N,W,C
Commelina aspera Benth. var. firma C.B. Clarke
Commelina firma (C.B. Clarke) Rendle
Cyanotis hirsuta Baker
Commelina aspera Benth.
var. opulens (C.B.Clarke) Faden ?
Commelina opulens C.B. Clarke
Commelina benghalensis L. N,W,C,E,S
Commelina benghalensis L. var. hirsuta C.B. Clarke
Commelina bracteosa Hassk. N,W,C,E,S
Commelina lagosensis C.B. Clarke
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
subsp. diffusa N,W,C,E
Commelina nudiflora L.
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
subsp. scandens (Welw. ex C.B.Clarke) Oberm. N,S
Commelina scandens Welw. ex C.B.Clarke
Commelina eckloniana Kunth N,W,C,S
Commelina erecta L. N,W,C,E,S
Commelina bainesii C.B. Clarke
Commelina livingstonii C.B. Clarke
Commelina undulata R. Br.
Commelina fluviatilis Brenan W
Commelina forskaolii Vahl N,W,S
Commelina kotschyi Hassk. W,S
Commelina imberbis Ehrenb. ex Hassk.
Commelina neurophylla C.B. Clarke E
Commelina bianoensis De Wild.
Commelina nigritana Benth.
var. nigritana N
Commelina nyasensis C.B. Clarke N
Commelina petersii Hassk. S
Commelina schweinfurthii C.B.Clarke
subsp. ceciliae (C.B. Clarke) Faden N,W,C,E
Commelina ceciliae C.B. Clarke
Commelina sp. A sensu Faden W
Commelina subulata Roth N,W,C,E,S
Commelina angustissima K. Schum.
Commelina striata Kunth
Commelina subaurantiaca Kunth
Commelina subulata Roth var. macrosperma C.B. Clarke
Commelina welwitschii C.B.Clarke N,W,C,E,S
Commelina rhodesica T. Nordh.
Commelina zambesica C.B.Clarke N,W,C,E,S
899.000 ANEILEMA R. Br. 
Aneilema aequinoctiale (P. Beauv.) Loudon E,S
Aneilema adhaerens Kunth
Aneilema hockii De Wild. N,W,C,E,S
Aneilema wildii Merxm.
Aneilema indehiscens Faden
subsp. lilacinum Faden S
Aneilema johnstonii K. Schum. N,W,C,E,S
Aneilema nicholsonii C.B. Clarke N,W,E,S
Aneilema pedunculosum C.B. Clarke S
Floscopa beirensis Kuntze
Aneilema schlechteri K. Schum. S
Aneilema welwitschii C.B. Clarke E
Aneilema densum T.C.E.Fr.
Aneilema erectum De Wild.
Aneilema florentii De Wild.
Aneilema katangense. De Wild.
899.010 MURDANNIA Royle 
Murdannia simplex (Vahl) Brenan N,W,C,E,S
Aneilema sinicum Ker-Gawl.
Commelina simplex Vahl
901.010 TRICERATELLA Brenan 
Triceratella drummondii Brenan [NrEnd] [EX?]S
903.000 COLEOTRYPE C.B.Clarke 
Coleotrype natalensis C.B. Clarke E
904.000 CYANOTIS D. Don 
Cyanotis arachnoidea C.B. Clarke E,S
Cyanotis barbata D.Don E
Cyanotis abyssinica A. Rich.
Cyanotis abyssinica A. Rich. var. glabrescens A. Rich.
Cyanotis hirsuta Fisch., C.A. Meyer & Avé-Lall.
Cyanotis hirsuta Fisch., C.A. Meyer & Avé-Lall. var. glabra K. Schum.
Cyanotis parasitica (Hassk.) Hassk.
Zygomanes parasitica Hassk.
Cyanotis chimanimaniensis Faden INED. [NrEnd] E
Cyanotis foecunda Hassk. N,W,C,E,S
Cyanotis minima De Wild.
Cyanotis montana K. Schum.
Cyanotis lanata Benth. N,W,C,E,S
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. schweinfurthii (Hassk.) C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. sublanata C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. rubescens (A. Chev.) Schnell
Cyanotis rubescens A. Chev.
Cyanotis schweinfurthii Hassk.
Cyanotis longifolia Benth. N,W,C,E
Cyanotis djurensis C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis longifolia Benth. var. bakeriana C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis speciosa (L.f.) Hassk.
subsp. speciosa N,W,C,E,S
Commelina nodiflora Kunth
908.000 FLOSCOPA Lour. 
Floscopa glomerata (Willd. & Schult. ex Schult. f.) Hassk. W,C,E,S
Floscopa rivularis (A. Rich.) C.B. Clarke
Tradescantia glomerata Schult. f.
Floscopa (Mshasha 213) W
RHOEO Hance 
SETCREASEA K. Schum. & Sidow 
ZEBRINA Schnizl. 
Tradescantia fluminensis Vell. E
Tradescantia albiflora Kunth
Tradescantia laekenensis L.H.Bailey & E.Z.Bailey
Tradescantia pallida (Rose) Hunt C
Setcreasea pallida Rose
Setcreasea purpurea Boom
Tradescantia zebrina Bosse E
Zebrina pendula Schnizl.
911.010 GIBASIS Raf. 
*Gibasis pellucida (M. Martens & Galeotti) Hunt E

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: Checklist: Commelinaceae]., retrieved 4 March 2024

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