1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Commelina Plum. ex L.
      1. Commelina kotschyi Hassk.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to S. Africa, India.

    [FTEA]

    Commelinaceae, Robert Faden. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2012

    Distribution
    Flora districts: K1 K4 K5 K6 K7 T1 T2 T5 T6 Range: Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa; India

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

    Commelina kotschyi Hassk. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Kotschy [s.n.], Sudan K000345568
    Kotschy [34], Sudan K000345569

    First published in G.Schweinfurth, Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 207 (1867)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-244.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Commelina imberbis.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-244.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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