Commelina nigritana Benth.
var. nigritana

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Records of this taxon from Zambia are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Admin prov Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
81488018 Mar 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt
2515
RB Faden
US

In miombo woodland with Lithosol-Cambisol soils. On steep slopes, flat open areas, and roadsides. Gwembe District; Travelling northwest on the Gwembe/Munyumbwe Road. Ca. 16 km from Munyumbwe. 0Zambia1627D1 SS1000Herb; 45 cm, erect. Stems reddish-green. Inflorescence bracts green to white, drying brown. Corolla pale orange. Anthers yellow, filaments pale purple. Common in grassy hillsides.0
81486009 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder
3996
RB Faden
US

Collections on rocky hills of broken quartz in disturbed miombo. Choma District; 45 km N along Namwala-Choma Roads from intersection of Choma-Namwala and Choma-Lusaka Roads, then W (ca. 1.2 km N of Ngonga stream) 2.4 km on road to Macha Mission (Sikweshina) in Mulundeka Hills. 0Zambia1626B4 SS1230Annual; occasional in rocky areas; not widespread; base of stem purple; nodes purple; bracts white at base, green at edges.-16.44194426.8986115
81487001 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika
616
RB Faden
B Luwiika
US

Uapaca woodlandChoma District; Collecting in Simwamimuzuma National Forest No. 180 on the Mabwingombe Hills in Uapaca woodland. 0Zambia1627C4 SS1200Erect to 20 cm. Stems light green with a red tint towards the base; light green bracts; white floral parts.-16.93750027.3916675

Total records found: 3



Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Commelina nigritana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=112690, retrieved 14 April 2021

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