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Taxon: Commelina coelestis Willd.

 
Genus: Commelina
Family: Commelinaceae
Subfamily: Commelinoideae
Tribe: Commelineae
Nomen number: 11244
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:69. 1809
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. Note: = Commelina tuberosa
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage Note: possible syn. Commelina tuberosa L.
  3. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  4. Matuda, E. 1956. Las commelináceas del estado de México. Dirección de Recursos Naturales del Gobierno del Estado de México. 10-12.
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  6. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/commelinaceae/commelina-coelestis/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Commelina coelestis Willd. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=11244. Accessed 18 November 2019.