1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Cyanotis D.Don
      1. Cyanotis cristata (L.) D.Don

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, Indian Ocean, Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Peninsula Malaysia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laccadive Is., Laos, Malaya, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Socotra, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Windward Is.

    Cyanotis cristata (L.) D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    28227.000
    Schnell, R. [7487], Ivory Coast K000345754 syntype
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8986], Myanmar K001132036
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8986] K001132034
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8986] K001132035
    s.coll. [s.n.], India K000854119
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8986] K001132027
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8986] K001132028
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8986], India K001132029
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8986], India K001132030
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8986], India K001132031
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8986], India K001132032
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8986], India K001132033
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8986] K001132037
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8986], India K001132038
    Dalzell, N.A. [s.n.], India Cyanotis papilionacea K000854132
    Wight [s.n.], India Cyanotis papilionacea K000854129
    Wight [8987B], India Cyanotis papilionacea K000854159
    s.coll. [s.n.], India Cyanotis papilionacea K000854124
    s.coll. [s.n.], Indian Subcontinent Cyanotis papilionacea K000854125
    s.coll. [8987A], India Cyanotis papilionacea K000854126
    s.coll. [s.n.], India Cyanotis papilionacea K000854127
    s.coll. [s.n.], India Cyanotis papilionacea K000854128
    s.coll. [130], India Cyanotis papilionacea K000854130
    Wyht [s.n.], India Cyanotis papilionacea K000854131
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8987], India Cyanotis papilionacea K001132039
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8987], India Cyanotis papilionacea K001132040
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8987], India Cyanotis papilionacea K001132041
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8987] Cyanotis papilionacea K001132042
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8987] Cyanotis papilionacea K001132043

    First published in Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 46 (1825)

    Accepted by

    • Nandikar, M.D. & Gurav, R.V. (2014). A revision of the genus Cyanotis D.Don (Commelinaceae) in India Taiwania 59: 292-314.
    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68.
    • Acharya, J., Banerjee, D. & Mukherjee, A. (2009). A contribution to the study of Commelinaceae R.Br. in Darjeeling - Sikkim Himalayas Pleione 3(1): 18-27.
    • Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004 Makinoa 5: 1-102.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
    • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68.
    • Ananda Rao, T. & Ellis, J.L. (1995). Flora of Lakshadweep islands off the Malabar coast, peninsular India, with emphasis on phytogeographical distribution of plants Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 19: 235-250.
    • Fosberg, F.R. (1957). The Maldive islands, Indian Ocean Atoll Research Bulletin 58: 1-37.

    Sources

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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/
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    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