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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to India.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Guyana, Louisiana, Malaya, Marianas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Philippines, South Carolina, Sumatera, Texas

Commelina caroliniana Walter appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Thomson, T. [s.n.], Uttar Pradesh Commelina hasskarlii K000794517 Unknown type material

First published in Fl. Carol.: 68 (1788)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0