Commelina grandis Brenan

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Status: Native
Stems and spathe glabrous, pale green. Flowers white. Exudes white fluid.
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Commelina grandis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Commelina grandis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Commelina grandis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Commelina grandis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Commelina grandis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Commelina grandis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Commelina grandis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Commelina grandis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Commelina grandis
Ispot Southern Africa: Commelina grandis
JSTOR Plant Science: Commelina grandis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Commelina grandis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Commelina grandis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Commelina grandis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Commelina grandis
Tropicos: Commelina grandis

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Commelina grandis., retrieved 19 April 2018

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