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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Europe to Japan and Indo-China.

Native to:

Altay, Amur, Buryatiya, Cambodia, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Hainan, Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Japan, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kuril Is., Laos, Manchuria, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, North Caucasus, Primorye, Sakhalin, Taiwan, Thailand, Transcaucasus, Ukraine, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Alabama, Albania, Arkansas, Austria, Bulgaria, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Italy, Kansas, Kentucky, Krym, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Portugal, Québec, Rhode I., South Carolina, South Dakota, Spain, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia

Commelina communis L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8978], Myanmar K001131985
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8978], Myanmar K001131986
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8978], Myanmar K001131993
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131992
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131982
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131983
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131984
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131971
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131972
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131973
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131974
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131975
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131976
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131977
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131978
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131979
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978], India K001131980
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978], India K001131981
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131987
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131988
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131989
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978], India K001131990
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001131991
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8978] K001132065

First published in Sp. Pl.: 40 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Aymerich, P. (2019). Notes sobre flora allòctona a Catalunya. II Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d’Història Natural 83: 3-21.
  • Vladimirov, V. & Kit Tan (2016). New floristic records in the Balkans: 31 Phytologia Balcanica 22: 429-467.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
  • Barina, Z., Pifkó, D. & Mesterházy, A. (2011). Contributions to the flora of Albania, 3 Willdenowia 41: 329-339.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aymerich, P. (2019). Notes sobre flora allòctona a Catalunya. II Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d’Història Natural 83: 3-21.
  • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
  • Stöhr, O. & al. (2012). Beiträge zur Flora von Österreich, IV Stapfia 97: 53-136.
  • Barina, Z., Pifkó, D. & Mesterházy, A. (2011). Contributions to the flora of Albania, 3 Willdenowia 41: 329-339.
  • Greuter, W. & Raus, T. (2011). Med-Checklist Notulae, 30 Willdenowia 41: 311-328.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

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