Commelina grandis Brenan

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Status: Native
Stems and spathe glabrous, pale green. Flowers white. Exudes white fluid.
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Derivation of specific name: grandis: of great size
Habitat: in woodland and in open grassland.
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Commelina grandis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Commelina grandis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Commelina grandis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Commelina grandis
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iNaturalist: Commelina grandis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Commelina grandis
JSTOR Plant Science: Commelina grandis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Commelina grandis
Plants of the World Online: Commelina grandis
Tropicos: Commelina grandis
Wikipedia: Commelina grandis

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 grandis., retrieved 1 October 2023

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