Taxon: Murdannia keisak (Hassk.) Hand.-Mazz.

Genus: Murdannia
Family: Commelinaceae
  Subfamily: Commelinoideae
Nomen number: 403095
Place of publication: Symb. sin. 7:1243. 1936
Name Verified on: 26-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Nepal
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Vietnam

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere


  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • NatureServe NatureServe Explorer: an online encyclopedia of life (on-line resource). 2009- (NatureServe)
  • University of Georgia, Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health invasive and exotic species of North America (on-line resource). (Invasive Species)


Check other web resources for Murdannia keisak (Hassk.) Hand.-Mazz. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.