Details of record no: 81489

Commelina sphaerorrhizoma Faden & Layton

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Record details:

Date: 28 Feb 1996
Recorder(s):DK Harder
Collector(s):DK Harder
3627
Determiner(s):RB Faden
Confirmer(s):
Herbarium:
Habitat: Collections from S side of road in boggy grass plain of white sand at edge, central wet, bog area and surrounding woodland.
Location: Kaoma District; ca. 22.4 km W of Kaoma turnoff on Lusaka-Mongu Road.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Zambia
Quarter Degree Square: 1424D3
Grid reference:
FZ Divisions (Flora Zambesiaca): B
Current administrative provinces: W
Altitude (metres): 1080
Notes: Upright; perennial; from swollen corm, -rhizome; roots brown, flesh brown; stem and leaf sheaths spotted with brown; leaves glaucous, light green; bracts green, white at base; tepals bright blue; lighter to white at base; anthers creamy-white.
Latitude, Longitude: -14.875000, 24.658333
Location Accuracy Code: 5

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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: 81489: Commelina sphaerorrhizoma.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=81489, retrieved 7 July 2022

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