Vascular Plants

APC: Commelinaceae
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APC (version 51746223) published 30/11/23 by amonro
APC Dist.
WA (native and naturalised), CoI (naturalised), ChI (naturalised), NT (native and naturalised), SA (native and naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), LHI (native and naturalised), NI, Vic (native and naturalised), Tas
Plantae / Charophyta / Equisetopsida / Magnoliidae / Lilianae / Commelinales
82 sub taxa
Aneilema R.Br., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Anilema Kunth, orth. var. (1843) orthographic variantCommelina b. Aneilema (R.Br.) Endl., legitimate (December 1836) nomenclatural synonym
Aneilema acuminatum R.Br., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Aneilema acuminata R.Br., orth. var. (27 March 1810) orthographic variantCommelina acuminata (R.Br.) Poir., legitimate (1811) nomenclatural synonymAneilema acuminatum R.Br. var. acuminatum, legitimate (1893) nomenclatural synonymCommelina tenuis Roth ex Roem. & Schult., legitimate (1817) taxonomic synonymAneilema acuminatum var. marginatum C.Moore, legitimate (1893) taxonomic synonym
Aneilema biflorum R.Br., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Aneilema biflora R.Br., orth. var. (27 March 1810) orthographic variantCommelina biflora (R.Br.) Poir., legitimate (1817) nomenclatural synonym
Aneilema siliculosum R.Br., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Aneilema siliculosa R.Br., orth. var. (27 March 1810) orthographic variantCommelina siliculosa (R.Br.) Poir., legitimate (1817) nomenclatural synonymAneilema siliculosum R.Br. var. siliculosum, legitimate (1915) nomenclatural synonymAneilema siliculosum var. gracilescens Domin, legitimate (1915) doubtful taxonomic synonym
Callisia repens (Jacq.) L., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (31 July 2018), Australian Plant Census Hapalanthus repens Jacq., legitimate (1760) nomenclatural synonymCallisia elegans Alexander ex H.E.Moore, legitimatemisapplication by Forster, P.I. in Bostock, P.D. & Holland, A.E. (ed.) (2007), Commelinaceae. Census of the Queensland Flora 2007
Commelina L., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Commelyna Endl., orth. var. (December 1836) orthographic variantCommelina sect. Eucommelina C.B.Clarke, nom. inval. (1881) taxonomic synonym
Commelina affinis (R.Br.) Poir., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Aneilema affinis R.Br., legitimate (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymAneilema gramineum var. affinis (R.Br.) C.B.Clarke, legitimate (1881) nomenclatural synonymAneilema affine Domin, orth. var. (1915) nomenclatural synonymAneilema gramineum var. affine Domin, orth. var. (1915) nomenclatural synonym
Commelina agrostophylla F.Muell., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Commelyna agrostophylla Hook.f., nom. inval., nom. nud. (29 December 1859) taxonomic synonymCommelina lanceolata R.Br., legitimatepro parte misapplication by Bentham, G. (March 1878), Flora Australiensis 7Commelina lanceolata R.Br., legitimatemisapplication by Ewart, A.J. & Davies, O.B. (1917), The Flora of the Northern TerritoryCommelina lanceolata R.Br., legitimatemisapplication by Chippendale, G.M. (17 April 1972), Check List of Northern Territory Plants. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 96(4)Commelina lanceolata R.Br., legitimatemisapplication by Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26
Commelina ciliata Stanley, legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Commelina acuminata Ewart & McLennan, nom. illeg. (1917) nomenclatural synonymCommelina lanceolata R.Br., legitimatemisapplication by Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2
Commelina cyanea R.Br., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Commelina cyanea R.Br. var. cyanea, legitimate (1881) nomenclatural synonymCommelina cyanea R.Br. f. cyanea, legitimate (1915) nomenclatural synonymCommelina cyanea R.Br. var. cynea, orth. var. (1991) nomenclatural synonymCommelina cyanea var. verreauxii C.B.Clarke, legitimate (1881) taxonomic synonymCommelina cyanea f. albiflora Domin, legitimate (1915) doubtful taxonomic synonymCommelina communis L., legitimatemisapplication by Mueller, F.J.H. von (1873), Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 8(62)Commelina diffusa Burm.f., legitimatemisapplication by Walsh, N.G. & Stajsic, V. (June 2007), A Census of the Vascular Plants of Victoria Edn. 8
Commelina ensifolia R.Br., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Commelyna ensifolia F.Muell., orth. var. (1886) orthographic variantCommelina ensifolia R.Br. var. ensifolia, legitimate (1881) nomenclatural synonymCommelina ensifolia var. pubescens C.B.Clarke, legitimate (1881) taxonomic synonymCommelina undulata R.Br., legitimatemisapplication by Black, J.M. (1948), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2 reprint, 1Commelina undulata R.Br., legitimatemisapplication by Jessop, J.P. in Black, J.M. (1978), Flora of South Australia Edn. 3, 1
Commelina laxa (R.Br.) Poir., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Aneilema laxa R.Br., orth. var. (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymAneilema laxum R.Br., legitimate (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonym
Commelina roensis M.D.Barrett & R.L.Barrett, legitimate Barrett, R.L. & Barrett, M.D. (3 November 2015), Twenty-seven new species of vascular plants from Western Australia. Nuytsia 26 Commelina sp. Roe River (R.L.Barrett & M.D.Barrett RLB 4633) WA Herbarium, [n/a] (2007) taxonomic synonymRoe River Commelina, [n/a] common name
Commelina undulata R.Br., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Commelina undulata R.Br. var. undulata, legitimate (1915) nomenclatural synonymCommelina undulata var. densevestita Domin, legitimate (1915) doubtful taxonomic synonym
Cyanotis D.Don, nom. cons. Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Cyanotus B.Hyland, orth. var. (1994) orthographic variantZygomenes Salisb., nom. inval., nom. nud. (1812) taxonomic synonym
Cyanotis axillaris (L.) D.Don ex Sweet, legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (7 July 2021), Australian Plant Census Cyanotus axillaris B.Hyland, orth. var. (1994) orthographic variantCommelina axillaris L., legitimate (1 May 1753) nomenclatural synonymTradescantia axillaris (L.) L., legitimate (1774) nomenclatural synonymZygomenes axillaris Salisb., nom. inval., nom. nud. (1812) nomenclatural synonymCyanotis axillaris (L.) Schult. & Schult.f., isonym (1830) isonym
Floscopa Lour., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Floscopae Hassk., orth. var. (August 1852) orthographic variantFloriscopa F.Muell., orth. var. (1882) orthographic variant
Floscopa scandens Lour., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Floriscopa scandens F.Muell., orth. var. (1882) orthographic variantFloscopa paniculatus (Roxb.) Hassk., legitimate (August 1852) nomenclatural synonymTradescantia paniculata Roxb., legitimate (1799) taxonomic synonymFloscopae paniculatus Hassk., orth. var. (August 1852) taxonomic synonym
Murdannia gigantea (Vahl) G.Brückn., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Commelina gigantea Vahl, legitimate (1805) nomenclatural synonymAneilema gigantea R.Br., orth. var. (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymAneilema giganteum (Vahl) R.Br., legitimate (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymAneilema giganteum (Vahl) R.Br. var. giganteum, legitimate (March 1878) nomenclatural synonymAneilema giganteum var. gracilis Benth., legitimate (March 1878) doubtful taxonomic synonym
Murdannia graminea (R.Br.) G.Brückn., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Murdannia gramineum G.Brückn., orth. var. (April 1930) orthographic variantAneilema graminea R.Br., orth. var. (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymAneilema gramineum R.Br., legitimate (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymCommelina graminea (R.Br.) Poir., legitimate (1811) nomenclatural synonymAneilema gramineum R.Br. var. gramineum, legitimate (1881) nomenclatural synonymAneilema anthericoides R.Br., legitimate (27 March 1810) taxonomic synonymCommelina anthericoides (R.Br.) Poir., legitimate (1811) taxonomic synonymAneilema violaceum F.Muell. ex C.B.Clarke, nom. inval., pro syn. (1881) taxonomic synonymAneilema gramineum var. majus Domin, legitimate (1915) doubtful taxonomic synonymAneilema gramineum var. typicum Domin, nom. inval. (1915) taxonomic synonym
Murdannia nudiflora (L.) Brenan, legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Commelina nudiflora L., legitimate (1 May 1753) nomenclatural synonymAneilema nudiflora Sweet, orth. var. (1826) nomenclatural synonymAneilema nudiflorum (L.) Sweet, legitimate (1826) nomenclatural synonym
Murdannia vaginata (L.) G.Brückn., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Commelina vaginatum L., legitimate (October 1771) nomenclatural synonymAneilema vaginata Wall., orth. var. (1831) nomenclatural synonymAneilema vaginatum (L.) R.Br., nom. inval. (27 March 1810) taxonomic synonymAneilema vaginatum (L.) Wall., legitimate (1831) taxonomic synonym
Pollia crispata (R.Br.) Benth., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Aneilema crispata R.Br., orth. var. (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymAneilema crispatum R.Br., legitimate (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymCommelina crispata (R.Br.) Poir., legitimate (1811) nomenclatural synonymPollia macrophylla var. crispata (R.Br.) F.M.Bailey, legitimate (1883) nomenclatural synonymAclisia crispata (R.Br.) G.Brückn., legitimate (April 1930) nomenclatural synonym
Pollia macrophylla (R.Br.) Benth., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Aneilema macrophylla R.Br., orth. var. (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymAneilema macrophyllum R.Br., legitimate (27 March 1810) nomenclatural synonymCommelina macrophylla (R.Br.) Poir., legitimate (1811) nomenclatural synonymPollia macrophylla (R.Br.) Benth. var. macrophylla, legitimate (1883) nomenclatural synonymAclisia macrophylla (R.Br.) G.Brückn., legitimate (April 1930) nomenclatural synonym
Tapheocarpa calandrinioides (F.Muell.) Conran, legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Aneilema calandrinioides F.Muell., legitimate (1875) nomenclatural synonymAneilema calandrinoides F.Muell., orth. var. (1875) nomenclatural synonym
Tradescantia L., legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census Zebrina Schnizl., legitimate (1849) taxonomic synonymRhoeo Hance ex Walp., legitimate (September 1852) taxonomic synonym
Tradescantia zebrina Bosse, legitimate Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (7 July 2021), Australian Plant Census Zebrina pendula Schnizl., legitimate (1849) taxonomic synonymTradescantia pendula (Schnizl.) D.R.Hunt, legitimate (14 July 1981) taxonomic synonym

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