Commelina benghalensis ?

Commelina benghalensis ?;   SK1648 16 Dec 2018 (mixed thread): 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4) – around 1 mb or above. Location:  Gyaneswor, Kathmandu, Nepal Elevation :  4500 ft. Date 3 October 2012 Habit : Wild  Commelina benghalensis L.  ??  To me also appears close to images at Commelina benghalensis Both plants are different? […]

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Commelina attenuata

Commelina attenuata K.D.Koenig ex Vahl, Enum. Pl. Obs. 2: 168 1805. (syn: Commelina clavata var. attenuata (K.D.Koenig ex Vahl) Trimen; Commelina rajmahlensis C.B.Clarke; Commelina repens Roxb. & H.Heyne ex C.B.Clarke); Indian Subcontinent, Andaman Is. as per WCSP; Andaman Is.; Assam; Bangladesh; India; Malaya; Sri Lanka as per Catalogue of Life;     Slender procumbent herbs. […]

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Commelina africana subsp. zanzibarica

Commelina africana subsp. zanzibarica Faden, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelin.: 148 (2012); SE. Kenya to E. Tanzania (as per e-monocot) Commelina africana subsp. zanzibarica (Commelinaceae): A new record for southern Asia : 4 posts by 4 authors. Please find the attached paper entitled “Commelina africana subsp. zanzibarica (Commelinaceae): A new record for southern Asia” published in […]

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Commelina badamica

Commelina badamica Nandikar & Gurav, Telopea Vol 18 (2015); New species of Commelina has been published : 10 posts by 10 authors. Attachments (1) Glad to inform that one of our new species Commelina badamica Nandikar & Gurav got accepted and published by Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Journal: Telopea. Access is available on http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/TEL/article/view/9256 http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/TEL/issue/current  […]

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Commelina caroliniana ?

Commelina caroliniana Walter, Fl. Carol. 68 1788. (syn: Commelina hasskarlii C.B.Clarke) ?; Himalaya to India (as per WCSP) Commelina caroliniana, sometimes known as the Carolina dayflower, is an herbaceous plant in the dayflower family native to India and Bangladesh. Both the scientific name and the common name are misleading as the plant was described based […]

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Commelina longifolia

Commelina longifolia Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 129 1791. (syn: Commelina diffusa Willd. ex Kunth [Illegitimate]; Commelina pedunculosa Spreng. & Link; Commelina salicifolia Roxb.); . Seychelles, India to S. China and Jawa (as per WCSP) . Slender decumbent herbs. Leaves alternate, 5-10 x 0.5-1 cm, acuminate at apex, attenuate at base; sheath 1-2.5 cm long. Spathe […]

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Commelina appendiculata

Commelina appendiculata C.B.Clarke, Commelyn. Cyrtandr. Bengal. t. 13 1874. (Syn: Commelina alba Buch.-Ham. ex C.B.Clarke);   Clarke Comm. & Cyrt. Beng. 13 ; Monogr. 186 ; leaves sessile linear or linear-lanceolate, spathes very long-peduncled lanceolate deeply cordate complicate, seeds oblong smooth appendaged at both ends, or in the dorsal cell smaller or 0. C. communis […]

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Commelina hirsuta

Commelina hirsuta (Wight) Beddome in Grigg (1880: 122) (Basionym:–– Heterocarpus hirsutus Wight (1853: 29. t. 2067); Commelina hirsuta (Wight) C.B. Clarke (1881: 163) comb. superfl.; non Commelina hirsuta Brown (1814: 62) nom. illeg., nom. nud.; non Commelina hirsuta Willd. ex Link (1820: 74) nom. illeg., nom. nud. ; non Commelina hirsuta Hort. ex Kunth (1843: […]

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Commelina beddomei

Commelina beddomei Nandikar & Gurav nom. nov., Plant Sciences Feed 2014; 4(1):1-5. (Replaced synonym: Commelina hirsuta (Wight) Bedd. (Beddome 1880:122) [7], as ‘Commelyna’ non C. hirsuta R. Br. (Brown 1814: 62) [8] nec C. hirsuta Willd. ex Link (Sprengel et al.,1820:74) [11], C. hirsuta Hort. ex Kunth (1843:660) [12], C. hirsuta Hochst. ex A. Rich. […]

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Commelina clavata ?

Commelina clavata ?;         herb for ID – Wayanad – 21022014-NAW2 : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3). Kindly identify this herb with blue flower growing in the forested part of the Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary, North Wayanad, Kerala. Photographed in mid-Jan 2014. Herb about 15-20 cm in height. flower maybe 2 […]

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Commelina coelestis

Commelina coelestis Willd., Enum. Pl. 69 1809. (Syn: Commelina coelestis f. albipetala Matuda; Commelina dubia Kunth [Invalid]; Commelina hirsuta (Wight) C.B.Clarke [Illegitimate]; Commelina intermedia Schltdl.; Commelina japonica Kunth; Commelina longicaulis Kunth [Illegitimate]; Commelina nilagirica Steud. ex C.B.Clarke [Invalid]; Commelina paniculata Kunth [Illegitimate]; Heterocarpus hirsutus Wight); Images by Balkar Singh – Id by Mayur Nandikar     Flora […]

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Commelina andamanica

Commelina andamanica S.M. Joseph & Nampy ;      Commelina andamanica- A new species from Andaman & Nicobar Islands :  I am happy to inform you that our team have described a new species of Commelina, viz. C. andamanica S.M. Joseph & Nampy from Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The new species is published in the […]

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Commelina petersii ?

Commelina petersii Hassk., Flora 46: 385 1863. (Syn: Commelina alisagarensis Kumar & Deodikar; Commelina jacobii C.E.C.Fisch.; Commelina persicariifolia Wight ex C.B.Clarke [Illegitimate]); . Images by Aarti Khale – Id by Mayur Nandikar   Commelina for ID : Sri Lanka : 081112 : AK-2: Another Commelina seen in Sri Lanka on 16/11/2010. Species id please. Thank you […]

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Commelina indehiscens ?

Commelina indehiscens E.Barnes, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 46: 74 1946. ?; Images by Aarti Khale – probable Id by Mayur Nandikar      Commelina for ID : Munnar : 260612 : AK-1: Picture taken on 21/10/08 in one of the Cardamom plantations at Munnar. Commelina species id please. I found one more picture. Not too […]

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Commelina paleata

Commelina paleata Hassk., Pl. Jungh. 139 1852. (Syn: Trithyrocarpus oligospatha Hassk.; Trithyrocarpus paleatus (Hassk.) Hassk.); .  Commelinales & Zingiberales Week: Day Flower: Commelina diffusa – Day Flower Am not sure but I could see some pubescence upon the spathe in the picture. Do Commelina diffusa have such hairs on spathe? in your description, it has […]

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Commelina ensifolia

Commelina ensifolia R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 269 1810. (syn: Commelina ensifolia var. pubescens C.B.Clarke; Commelina lunata B.Heyne ex C.B.Clarke; Commelina undulata var. setosa C.B.Clarke); Images by Muthu Karthick – Id by Mayur Nandikar  Commelinaceae for ID 170611MK03: Please help to ID this Commelinaceae found forest floor of Sirumalai, an offshoot mountains of Western ghats. Date/Time- […]

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Commelina paludosa ?

Commelina paludosa ?;   Flora picture of the Year 2010 commelina from UK VOF: this photo of mine a flora picture of  the year2010 has nothing to do with photography of flower  but it is more related to the sigihting of commelina in Uttarakhand.        When I began my nature trails with BNHS, this was the […]

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Commelina undulata ?

Commelina undulata R.Br. , Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 270 1810. (Syn: Commelina kurzii C.B.Clarke; Commelina longifolia Thwaites; Commelina obliqua var. mathewii C.B.Clarke; Commelina striata Edgew.) ?;        Commelnaceae sp for ID: I have photographed this Commelinaceae member at Western Assam. Plz help me to identify this sp. Date/Time- 07/11/2010- 10:45 AM Location- Place, […]

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Commelina suffruticosa

Commelina suffruticosa Blume, Catalogus 35 1823. (Syn: Commelina rugulosa C.B.Clarke; Commelina simsonii C.B.Clarke; Spathodithyros suffruticosus (Blume) Hassk.); Images by Prashant Awale (Identified by Mayur Nandikar) & Dinesh Valke (Inserted by J.M.Garg)   Shrubby Dayflower, Shrubby Spiderwort;        June 28 – July 5, 2007, at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary; at Salim Ali Point, conservation Education centre, […]

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Commelina subulata

Commelina subulata Roth, Commelina subulata Roth (syn. Commelina attenuata B.Heyne ex Steud. [Invalid]; Commelina elegantula K.Schum.; Commelina linearifolia Kunth; Commelina striata Hochst. ex A.Rich.; Commelina subaurantiaca Hochst. ex Kunth; Commelina violacea C.B.Clarke; Tradescantia biflora Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.); Images by Mayur Nandikar & Santhan P    Commelina subulata is widely distributed in Angola, Benin, Botswana, […]

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