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Taxon: Commelina communis L.

 
Genus: Commelina
Family: Commelinaceae
Subfamily: Commelinoideae
Tribe: Commelineae
Nomen number: 311532
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:40. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (sometimes)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Amur, Khabarovsk, Primorye, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation [Astrakhan, Volgograd]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Faden, R. B. 1994. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. Index nomina genericorum. 1979; suppl. 1986 (ING)
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  9. Kitagawa, M. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. (F Manshur)
  10. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  15. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  16. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region. 2006- (F LowVolga) 1:317.
  17. Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  18. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  20. Yunnan Inst. Bot. & Kunming Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci., eds. Flora yunnanica. (F Yunnan)

Check other web resources for Commelina communis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311532. Accessed 13 November 2018.