Genus: Commelina

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Commelina Plumier ex Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 40. 1753.

List of Commelina Species

References to Commelina

  • Brashier, C. K. 1966. A revision of Commelina (Plum.) L. in the U.S.A. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 93: 1-19.
  • Faden, R. B. 1993. The misconstrued and rare species of Commelina (Commelinaceae) in the eastern United States. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 80: 208-218.
  • Hardy, C. R. 2009. Floral organogenesis and the developmental basis for pollinator deception in the asiatic dayflower, Commelina communis (Commelinaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 96: 1236-1244.
  • Owens, S. J.; Kimmins, F. M. 1981. Stigma morphology in Commelinaceae. Ann. Bot. (London) 47: 771-784.
  • Pennell, F. W. 1937. Commelina communis in the eastern United States. Bartonia 19: 19-22.
  • Pennell, F. W. 1938. What is Commelina communis? Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 90: 31-39.
  • Ushimaru, A. 2007. Colored floral organs influence pollinator behavior and pollen transfer in Commelina communis (Commelinaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 249-258.