Checklist: Commelinaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Botswana have been excluded.

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Obermeyer, A.A. & Faden, R.B. (1985) Commelinaceae Flora of Southern Africa 4(2)   
NamesFZ Divisions
896.000 COMMELINA L.  
Commelina africana L. N,SW,SE
Commelina aspera Benth.
var. aspera
Commelina aspera Benth. var. firma C.B. Clarke
Commelina firma (C.B. Clarke) Rendle
Cyanotis hirsuta Baker
Commelina benghalensis L. N,SE
Commelina benghalensis L. var. hirsuta C.B. Clarke
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
subsp. diffusa
Commelina nudiflora L.
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
subsp. scandens (Welw. ex C.B.Clarke) Oberm.
Commelina scandens Welw. ex C.B.Clarke
Commelina eckloniana Kunth
Commelina erecta L.
Commelina bainesii C.B. Clarke
Commelina livingstonii C.B. Clarke
Commelina undulata R. Br.
Commelina fluviatilis Brenan
Commelina forskaolii Vahl
Commelina kotschyi Hassk.
Commelina imberbis Ehrenb. ex Hassk.
Commelina macrospatha Gilg & Ledermann ex Mildbr. N
Commelina petersii Hassk.
Commelina subulata Roth N,SE
Commelina angustissima K. Schum.
Commelina striata Kunth
Commelina subaurantiaca Kunth
Commelina subulata Roth var. macrosperma C.B. Clarke
Commelina zambesica C.B.Clarke
899.000 ANEILEMA R. Br.  
Aneilema hockii De Wild.
Aneilema wildii Merxm.
Aneilema johnstonii K. Schum.
904.000 CYANOTIS D. Don  
Cyanotis foecunda Hassk. ?
Cyanotis minima De Wild.
Cyanotis montana K. Schum.
Cyanotis lanata Benth.
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. schweinfurthii (Hassk.) C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. sublanata C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. rubescens (A. Chev.) Schnell
Cyanotis rubescens A. Chev.
Cyanotis schweinfurthii Hassk.
Cyanotis speciosa (L.f.) Hassk.
subsp. speciosa
Commelina nodiflora Kunth
908.000 FLOSCOPA Lour.  
Floscopa glomerata (Willd. & Schult. ex Schult. f.) Hassk. N
Floscopa rivularis (A. Rich.) C.B. Clarke
Tradescantia glomerata Schult. f.
Floscopa leiothyrsa Brenan

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Checklist: Commelinaceae., retrieved 23 April 2024

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