1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Aneilema R.Br.
      1. Aneilema silvaticum Brenan

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Togo to W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Commelinaceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

    Habit
    A slender, straggling herb with fibrous roots at the lower nodes
    Inflorescences
    Ascending flowering stems up to about 1 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers white or very pale blue.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Togo, Zaïre

    Aneilema silvaticum Brenan appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2010 Tchiengue, B. [2832], Cameroon K000437183
    Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2778], Cameroon K000108456
    Jul 1, 2001 Ghogue, J.-P. [493], Cameroon K000108457
    Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [470], Cameroon K000011061
    Meikle, R.D. [637], Nigeria 2139.000

    First published in Kew Bull. 7: 203 (1952)

    Accepted by

    • Velayos, M., Aedo, C., Cabezas, F., de la Estrella, M., Barberá, P. & Fero, M. (eds.) (2014). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 11: 1-416. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.
    • Cabezas, F.J., de la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2009). Checklist of Commelinaceae of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Mundi) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 106-122.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • J. K. Morton in J. Linn. Soc. 59: 459 (1966).
    • in Kew Bull. 7: 203 (1952) (var. silvaticum)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Cabezas, F.J., de la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2009). Checklist of Commelinaceae of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Mundi) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 106-122.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0