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Species Information
 

Commelina subulata Roth
(name current July 2011)

COMMELINACEAE
Growth form: Herb
Swaziland distribution: highveld/middleveld

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Commelina subulata - Annual, slender, much branched, erect or straggling, hairless. Leaves small, narrow, 510 cm long X c 3 mm wide. Inflorescences numerous, small spathes c 7 mm long or less, rather sharply hooked backwards.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.


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