Commelina caroliniana Walter

, Fl. Carol. [Walter] 68 (1788).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:317281-2
Publication
Flora Caroliniana, secundum Systema vegetabilium Linnæi digesta, characteres essentiales naturalesve et differentias veras exhibens; cum emendationibus numerosis, descriptionum antea evulgatarum adumbrationes stirpium plus mille continens, necnon generibus novis non paucis, speciebus plurimis novisq. ornata. London
Collation
68
Date of Publication
Apr-Jun 1788
Family as entered in IPNI
Commelinaceae

Type Information

Collector Team
T.Walter s.n.
Type Herbaria
lectotype BM (WALTER HERB., P. 35 35
isotype UPPER RIGHT HAND CORNER)
Distribution Of Types
South Carolina (Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America)

Remarks

[Gandhi 2 Feb 1999] Faden cited the type collector as: Walter (or Fraser?) This taxon is native to the Indian subcontinent and introduced into the US ca. 200 years ago.

Links

Same citation as
Commelina caroliniana Walter, Fl. Carol. [Walter] 68 (1788).