Details of record no: 81484

Commelina fluviatilis Brenan

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Date: 05 Mar 1997
Recorder(s):HH Schmidt
Collector(s):HH Schmidt
2440
Determiner(s):RB Faden
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Herbarium:US
Habitat: In Miombo-Terminalia woodland and adjacent dambo areas. Disturbed by cattle grazing and charcoal production. Vertisol soils.
Location: Namwala District; Ila National Forest. 11.0 km west of Namwala along motorable dirt track.
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Zambia
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FZ Divisions (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Current administrative provinces: S
Altitude (metres): 950
Notes: Herb; 80 cm, erect. Stems swollen, succulent. Leaf nodes tinged with red. Inflorescence bracts pale green. Flowers pale purple to almost white. Anthers bright yellow turning blackish. Young fruits green with purple margins. Common.
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Location Accuracy Code: 0

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Individual record no: 81484: Commelina fluviatilis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=81484, retrieved 6 July 2022

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