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Taxon: Commelina virginica L.

 
Genus: Commelina
Family: Commelinaceae
Subfamily: Commelinoideae
Tribe: Commelineae
Nomen number: 311536
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:61. 1762
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Commelina virginica auct. (= C. erecta L.)
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: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • trapoeraba  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Commelinaceae&GenusID=Commelina&SpeciesID=virginica), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  9. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  10. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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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=311536. Accessed 12 November 2018.