Species Commelina diffusa of the Commelinaceae family
Map location of specimens of species Commelina diffusa from the Commelinaceae family.
Commelina diffusa subspecies scandens
Common name: Lomagnorano
April 23, 2012 (, Updated )
Herb. Leaves green. Peduncle pale green. Calyx white, corolla bleu. Photo. DNA. Vernacular name: Lomagnorano.
48.0° 25.0’ 15.0” N – 18.0° 45.0’ 42.0” W
P. Antilahimena – V. Razafindrahaja
July 2, 2010 (, Updated )
Upper cincinni usually 2-flowered, lower cincinni usually 4-flowered (at this stage of development), upper cincinnus peduncle ca. 2 cm; flowers observed at noon, faded by 14:00, petals sky blue, lower petal ca. half as large as lateral 2; upper sepal hooded, lower sepals blue marginally; antherodes yellow, two lobed, mouse-ear-like, central fertile anther yellow, saddle-shaped, lateral fertile anthers yellow above, blackish below, filaments and style light blue.
101.0° 16.0’ 14.0” N – 21.0° 54.0’ 3.0” E
Daniel J. Layton
Synonyms: Commelina agraria, Commelina agraria var. prostrata, Commelina agraria var. repens, Commelina aquatica, Commelina bangii, Commelina caespitosa, Commelina cayennensis, Commelina cespitosa, Commelina diffusa var. cordispatha, Commelina gracilis, Commelina longicaulis, Commelina nudiflora, Commelina ochreata, Commelina pacifica, Commelina prostrata and Commelina sellowii.