Checklist: Commelinaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Mozambique have been excluded.

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Aneilema hockii
Obermeyer, A.A. & Faden, R.B. (1985) Commelinaceae Flora of Southern Africa 4(2)   
NamesFZ Divisions
POLLIA Thunb.  
Pollia condensata C.B. Clarke Z
Aclisia condensata (C.B. Clarke) G. Brückn.
Anthericopsis sepalosa (C.B. Clarke) Engl. N (other?)
Aneilema sepalosum C.B. Clarke
Anthericopsis fischeri Engl.
Anthericopsis tradescantiodes Chiov.
Gilletia sepalosa (C.B. Clarke) Rendle
896.000 COMMELINA L.  
Commelina africana L. N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Commelina aspera Benth.
var. aspera MS (other?)
Commelina aspera Benth. var. firma C.B. Clarke
Commelina firma (C.B. Clarke) Rendle
Cyanotis hirsuta Baker
Commelina benghalensis L. Z,MS,GI,M
Commelina benghalensis L. var. hirsuta C.B. Clarke
Commelina bracteosa Hassk.
Commelina lagosensis C.B. Clarke
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
subsp. diffusa MS (other?)
Commelina nudiflora L.
Commelina eckloniana Kunth M (other?)
Commelina erecta L.
Commelina bainesii C.B. Clarke
Commelina livingstonii C.B. Clarke
Commelina undulata R. Br.
Commelina forskaolii Vahl
Commelina kotschyi Hassk.
Commelina imberbis Ehrenb. ex Hassk.
Commelina mascarenica C.B. Clarke
Commelina petersii Hassk.
Commelina pycnospatha Brenan MS
Commelina subulata Roth N,MS (other?)
Commelina angustissima K. Schum.
Commelina striata Kunth
Commelina subaurantiaca Kunth
Commelina subulata Roth var. macrosperma C.B. Clarke
Commelina zambesica C.B.Clarke
899.000 ANEILEMA R. Br.  
Aneilema aequinoctiale (P. Beauv.) Loudon MS
Aneilema adhaerens Kunth
Aneilema arenicola Faden [NrEnd] M
Aneilema brunneospermum Faden M
Aneilema dregeanum Kunth var. galpinii C.B. Clarke
Aneilema dregeanum Kunth
subsp. mossambicense Faden [End] N,Z
Aneilema hockii De Wild. MS (other?)
Aneilema wildii Merxm.
Aneilema indehiscens Faden
subsp. lilacinum Faden MS,GI,M
Aneilema johnstonii K. Schum. MS (other?)
Aneilema nicholsonii C.B. Clarke
Aneilema nyasense C.B. Clarke
var. nyasense
Aneilema vankerckhovenii De Wild.
Lamprodithyros tacazzeanus Hassk.
Aneilema pedunculosum C.B. Clarke MS (other?)
Floscopa beirensis Kuntze
Aneilema petersii (Hassk.) C.B. Clarke
subsp. petersii
Aneilema chrysanthum K. Schum.
Aneilema sacleuxii Hua
Aneilema tetraspermum K. Schum.
Lamprodithyros petersii Hassk.
Aneilema welwitschii C.B. Clarke MS?
Aneilema densum T.C.E.Fr.
Aneilema erectum De Wild.
Aneilema florentii De Wild.
Aneilema katangense. De Wild.
Aneilema zebrinum Chiov. M
Ballya zebrina (Chiov.) Brenan
899.010 MURDANNIA Royle  
Murdannia simplex (Vahl) Brenan T,MS,GI,M
Aneilema sinicum Ker-Gawl.
Commelina simplex Vahl
901.010 TRICERATELLA Brenan  
Triceratella drummondii Brenan [NrEnd] [CR]Z
903.000 COLEOTRYPE C.B.Clarke  
Coleotrype natalensis C.B. Clarke MS?,M?
904.000 CYANOTIS D. Don  
Cyanotis barbata D.Don MS (other?)
Cyanotis abyssinica A. Rich.
Cyanotis abyssinica A. Rich. var. glabrescens A. Rich.
Cyanotis hirsuta Fisch., C.A. Meyer & Avé-Lall.
Cyanotis hirsuta Fisch., C.A. Meyer & Avé-Lall. var. glabra K. Schum.
Cyanotis parasitica (Hassk.) Hassk.
Zygomanes parasitica Hassk.
Cyanotis chimanimaniensis Faden INED. [NrEnd] MS
Cyanotis foecunda Hassk. MS(Other?)
Cyanotis minima De Wild.
Cyanotis montana K. Schum.
Cyanotis lanata Benth. MS (other?)
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. schweinfurthii (Hassk.) C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. sublanata C.B. Clarke
Cyanotis lanata Benth. var. rubescens (A. Chev.) Schnell
Cyanotis rubescens A. Chev.
Cyanotis schweinfurthii Hassk.
Cyanotis namuliensis Faden INED. [End] Z
Cyanotis sp. aff. C. lapidosa E. Phillips MS
Cyanotis speciosa (L.f.) Hassk.
subsp. speciosa MS (other?)
Commelina nodiflora Kunth
Cyanotis speciosa (L.f.) Hassk.
subsp. bulbosa Faden N
908.000 FLOSCOPA Lour.  
Floscopa glomerata (Willd. & Schult. ex Schult. f.) Hassk. N,T,MS
Floscopa rivularis (A. Rich.) C.B. Clarke
Tradescantia glomerata Schult. f.
RHOEO Hance  
SETCREASEA K. Schum. & Sidow  
ZEBRINA Schnizl.  
Tradescantia pallida (Rose) Hunt M
Setcreasea pallida Rose
Setcreasea purpurea Boom

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Checklist: Commelinaceae., retrieved 7 December 2023

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