Murdannia Royle

First published in Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts.: 403 (1840), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Old World, Guyana to Paraguay.

Distribution

Native to:

Amur, Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caprivi Strip, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hainan, India, Iran, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Primorye, Queensland, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, Brazil South, Canary Is., Colombia, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Kentucky, Louisiana, Madeira, Maryland, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, New Caledonia, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Oregon, Panamá, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Suriname, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Virginia, Washington

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • de Oliveira Pellegrini, M.O., Faden, R.B. & de Almeida, R.F. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Neotropical Murdannia Royle (Commelinaceae). PhytoKeys 74: 35-78.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Brenan in Kew Bull. 7: 179 (1952).
  • Illustr. Bot. Himal. 403, t. 95, fig. 3 (1839)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by R. B. Faden [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wood, G.H. [725], Uganda 2256.000 No
Robertson, S.A. [7644], Kenya 78077.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • 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