Commelina erecta subsp. erecta

This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is America, Tropical & S. Africa, Arabian Peninsula.

Native to:

Alabama, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cape Provinces, Cayman Is., Chad, Colombia, Colorado, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Malawi, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mozambique, Namibia, Nebraska, Netherlands Antilles, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rhode I., Senegal, Somalia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Virginia, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yemen, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Chile Central, Japan, Palestine, Spain

Commelina erecta subsp. erecta appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1965 Vogel [261], Equatorial Guinea K000345539 Yes
Keay, R.W.J. [37174], Nigeria 25640.000 No
Keay, R.W.J. [37174], Nigeria 25653.000 No
Tweedie, E.M. [4165], Kenya 2595.000 No
Jan 1, 1881 Wright, C. [s.n.], Cuba Commelina hamipila K000363258 Unknown type material Yes
Drummond, R.B. [1087], Kenya Commelina vogelii 12966.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [3680], Tanzania Commelina vogelii 15121.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [3943], Kenya Commelina vogelii 2221.000 No
Nash, G.V. [1525], USA Commelina erecta var. angustifolia K000854028 Yes
Wooton, E.O. [545], USA Commelina erecta var. angustifolia K000854027 Yes

Accepted by

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Cabezas, F.J., de la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2009). Checklist of Commelinaceae of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Mundi). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 106-122.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
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