Commelina diffusa var. diffusa 


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Commelina diffusa var. diffusa . Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001223739. Accessed on: 05 Dec 2021'

General Information

Herbs, annual (sometimes perennial in south), diffusely spreading, rooting at nodes. Leaves: blade lanceolate to lanceolate-oblong, lanceolate-elliptic or ovate, 1.5--5(--8) cm, 0.5--1.8(--2.2) cm, apex acute to acuminate. Inflorescences: proximal cyme 2--4-flowered, distal cyme of larger spathes usually exserted, 1--several-flowered; spathes solitary, pedunculate, usually distinctly falcate, (0.5--)0.8--2.5(--3.7) ´ 0.4--1.2(--1.4) cm, apex usually acuminate; peduncles 0.5--2(--2.9) cm. Flowers blue (rarely lavender); medial stamen anther connective with broad, transverse band of violet. Capsules 3-locular, 2-valved, 4--6.3 ´ (2.1--)3--4 mm. Seeds 5, brown, 2--2.8(--3.2) mm ´ 1.4--1.8 mm, deeply reticulate. 2n = 30.

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    Commelinaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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