Commelina aspera Benth.
var. opulens (C.B.Clarke) Faden

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Synonyms: Commelina opulens C.B. Clarke
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Status: Native
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Syntypes from Malawi and Angola
Notes: A newly created taxon and cited from Zambia in FTEA (Faden, R., 2012:235).
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Habitat: In woodland, open forest and in shallow soils in rock crevices.
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Worldwide distribution: Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin,Cameroon, CAR, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia,Zimbabwe and Angola.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): ?
Zambian distribution (Provinces): S
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Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 236 - 238.

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Flora of Malawi: Commelina aspera var. opulens
Flora of Zimbabwe: Commelina aspera var. opulens

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Commelina aspera
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Commelina aspera var. opulens., retrieved 29 September 2023

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