Cyanotis axillaris (L.) D.Don ex Sweet

First published in Hort. Brit.: 430 (1826)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is India to N. Australia. It is an annual or perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Cameroon, Chad, Kenya, Malawi, Sudan, Tanzania

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-244.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Nandikar, M.D. & Gurav, R.V. (2014). A revision of the genus Cyanotis D.Don (Commelinaceae) in India. Taiwania 59: 292-314.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-244.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Basineki, J. [21A] Sudan K003395666 Yes
Lock, J.M. [81/130] Sudan K003395665 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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