Details for: Commelina
Source: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010), copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Name: Commelina L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 40. 1753
Rank: Genus
Status: ACCEPTED
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Lilianae
                         Ordo - Commelinales
                              Familia - Commelinaceae
                                  
Geo-Search:
Heterotypic synonyms: Allosperma Raf.
Allotria Raf.
Ananthopus Raf.
Athyrocarpus Schltdl. ex Benth., nom. illeg.
Commelinopsis Pichon
Dirtea Raf.
Disecocarpus Hassk.
Erxlebia Medik.
Eudipetala Raf.
Hedwigia Medik.
Heterocarpus Wight
Isanthina Rchb. ex Steud.
Larnalles Raf.
Lechea Lour.
Nephraeles Raf.
Omphalotheca Hassk.
Ovidia Raf.
Phaeosphaerion Hassk.
Spathodithyros Hassk.
Trithyrocarpus Hassk.
Included taxa: Commelina benghalensis L.
Commelina boissieriana C. B. Clarke
Commelina chamissonis Klotzsch ex C. B. Clarke
Commelina communis L.
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Commelina forsskalii Vahl
 
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Ca Eg Md Rf(C CS) Tcs Uk(U) [Ag]