Commelina benghalensis ?

Commelina benghalensis ?; . SK1648 16 Dec 2018 (mixed thread): 8 posts by 3 authors. 1 correct image as 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? The very last image […]

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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 […]

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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 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]); . Tropical & S. Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Indo-China: Angola, Botswana, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, […]

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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 ?; . 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, Altitude, GPS-  Kokrajhar, Assam, Alt 90m Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild Type Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Herb (growing in the open deciduous […]

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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.) ?; .  Commelina for ID : 290112 : Sri Lanka : AK-2: Another Commelina species again found growing wild. A tiny herb in the grass at Sri Lanka during my […]

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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.); . Shrubby Dayflower, Shrubby Spiderwort;  . Id Help: Sending you a flower photograph please confirm the Id … Commelina suffruticosa. Thanks for the valuable time Yes it is. Commelina suffruticosa Blume from Assam KD 16 Sept : 2 […]

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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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