1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Commelina Plum. ex L.
      1. Commelina mascarenica C.B.Clarke

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia to NE. Mozambique, Comoros Madagascar.

    [FTEA]

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

    Distribution
    Flora districts: K5 K7 T3 T6 Z Range: Somalia, Mozambique; Madagascar, Comoro Islands

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania

    Commelina mascarenica C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 3: 174 (1881)

    Accepted by

    • Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-244.
    • Faden, R.B. (2008). Commelina mascarenica (Commelinaceae): an overlooked Malagasy species in Africa Adansonia, III, 30: 47-55.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Faden, R.B. (2008). Commelina mascarenica (Commelinaceae): an overlooked Malagasy species in Africa Adansonia, III, 30: 47-55.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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