Commelina paludosa Blume

First published in Enum. Pl. Javae 1: 2 (1827)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Asia. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Pakistan, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Extinct in:

Sri Lanka

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acharya, J., Banerjee, D. & Mukherjee, A. (2009). A contribution to the study of Commelinaceae R.Br. in Darjeeling - Sikkim Himalayas. Pleione 3(1): 18-27.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004. Makinoa 5: 1-102.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ranasinghe, S. & al. (2020). The national red list 2020 - Conservation status of the flora of Sri Lanka: 1-254. Biodiversity secretariat, Ministry of environment and the national herbarium.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wight, R. [2849], Tamil Nadu K000794527 Yes
Wight, R. [s.n.], Tamil Nadu K000794526 isotype Yes
Wight, R. [s.n.], Tamil Nadu K000794525 holotype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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