Checklist: Commelinaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Zambia have been excluded.

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Obermeyer, A.A. & Faden, R.B. (1985) Commelinaceae Flora of Southern Africa 4(2)   
NamesFZ Divisions
Anthericopsis sepalosa (C.B. Clarke) Engl. ?
Aneilema sepalosum C.B. Clarke
Anthericopsis fischeri Engl.
Anthericopsis tradescantiodes Chiov.
Gilletia sepalosa (C.B. Clarke) Rendle
0894.000 PALISOTA Endl.  
Palisota schweinfurthii C.B. Clarke
896.000 COMMELINA L.  
Commelina africana L. N,E (other?)
Commelina aspera Benth.
var. aspera
Commelina aspera Benth. var. firma C.B. Clarke
Commelina firma (C.B. Clarke) Rendle
Cyanotis hirsuta Baker
Commelina aspera Benth.
var. opulens (C.B.Clarke) Faden ?
Commelina opulens C.B. Clarke
Commelina aurantiiflora Faden & Raynsford
Commelina benghalensis L. N
Commelina benghalensis L. var. hirsuta C.B. Clarke
Commelina bracteosa Hassk.
Commelina lagosensis C.B. Clarke
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
subsp. diffusa B,N,W,C,E,S
Commelina nudiflora L.
Commelina eckloniana Kunth
Commelina erecta L.
Commelina bainesii C.B. Clarke
Commelina livingstonii C.B. Clarke
Commelina undulata R. Br.
Commelina fluviatilis Brenan
Commelina foliacea Chiov.
subsp. amplexicaulis Faden
Commelina forskaolii Vahl
Commelina grandis Brenan [DD]
Commelina grossa C.B. Clarke
Commelina kituloensis Faden E
Commelina neurophylla C.B. Clarke
Commelina bianoensis De Wild.
Commelina nigritana Benth.
var. nigritana
Commelina nyasensis C.B. Clarke
Commelina petersii Hassk.
Commelina pycnospatha Brenan [DD]
Commelina schweinfurthii C.B.Clarke
subsp. ceciliae (C.B. Clarke) Faden B,N,W,C,E,S
Commelina ceciliae C.B. Clarke
Commelina sphaerorrhizoma Faden & Layton B
Commelina subulata Roth W,C,E,S
Commelina angustissima K. Schum.
Commelina striata Kunth
Commelina subaurantiaca Kunth
Commelina subulata Roth var. macrosperma C.B. Clarke
Commelina welwitschii C.B.Clarke
Commelina rhodesica T. Nordh.
Commelina zambesica C.B.Clarke
899.000 ANEILEMA R. Br.  
Aneilema aequinoctiale (P. Beauv.) Loudon C
Aneilema adhaerens Kunth
Aneilema beniniense (P. Beauv.) Kunth N
Aneilema lujai De Wild. & T. Durand
Aneilema mortehanii De Wild.
Commelina beniniensis P. Beauv.
Aneilema chrysopogon Brenan N
Aneilema hirtum A. Rich. N
Aneilema ringoetii De Wild.
Aneilema whytei C.B. Clarke
Lamprodithyros hirtus (A. Rich.) Hassk.
Aneilema hockii De Wild. N,C,E
Aneilema wildii Merxm.
Aneilema johnstonii K. Schum. N,W,C,E,S
Aneilema nicholsonii C.B. Clarke N,C,E,S
Aneilema pedunculosum C.B. Clarke N,E
Floscopa beirensis Kuntze
Aneilema petersii (Hassk.) C.B. Clarke
subsp. pallidiflorum Faden
Aneilema plagiocapsa K. Schum.
Aneilema richardsae Brenan [DD]N
Aneilema spekei C.B. Clarke N
Aneilema tacazzeanum Baker
Aneilema termitarium Faden N
Aneilema welwitschii C.B. Clarke N,W,C
Aneilema densum T.C.E.Fr.
Aneilema erectum De Wild.
Aneilema florentii De Wild.
Aneilema katangense. De Wild.
899.010 MURDANNIA Royle  
Murdannia semiteres (Dalz.) Santapau
Murdannia simplex (Vahl) Brenan N,C,S
Aneilema sinicum Ker-Gawl.
Commelina simplex Vahl
Murdannia tenuissima (A. Chev.) Brenan
904.000 CYANOTIS D. Don  
Cyanotis caespitosa Kotschy & Peyr.
Cyanotis foecunda Hassk. N,S
Cyanotis minima De Wild.
Cyanotis montana K. Schum.
Cyanotis lanata Benth.
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. schweinfurthii (Hassk.) C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. sublanata C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. rubescens (A. Chev.) Schnell
Cyanotis rubescens A. Chev.
Cyanotis schweinfurthii Hassk.
Cyanotis longifolia Benth. N,W,C,E
Cyanotis djurensis C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis longifolia Benth. var. bakeriana C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis speciosa (L.f.) Hassk.
subsp. bulbosa Faden
908.000 FLOSCOPA Lour.  
Floscopa flavida C.B. Clarke
Floscopa glomerata (Willd. & Schult. ex Schult. f.) Hassk.
Floscopa rivularis (A. Rich.) C.B. Clarke
Tradescantia glomerata Schult. f.
Floscopa leiothyrsa Brenan
Floscopa polypleura Brenan
Floscopa tuberculata C.B. Clarke

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: Checklist: Commelinaceae., retrieved 28 September 2023

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