Commelina communis

Family:COMMELINACEAE
Species:Commelina communis Linnaeus
Common Name:Asiatic Dayflower; Common Dayflower
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:**
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, FAC (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyCOMMELINACEAE - Spiderwort family
Genus Commelina
Species Commelina communis Linnaeus - Asiatic Dayflower; Common Dayflower

Citation

Citation COMMELINA COMMUNIS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 40. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 65.1). Lectotypified by Faden & Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis et al., Regnum Veg. 127: 36. 1993.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Commelina ludens Commelina ludens Miquel, J. Bot. Neerl. 1: 88. 1861.  
Commelina willdenovii Commelina willdenovii Kunth, Enum. Pl. 4: 37. 1843.  
Commelina communis var. ludens Commelina communis Linnaeus, var. ludens (Miquel) C. B. Clarke, in Alph. de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 3: 171. 1881.Commelina ludens Miquel 1861. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Cleburne, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Dale, DeKalb, Elmore, Fayette, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Henry, Houston, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Mobile, Morgan, Pike, Randolph, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000009988 Barbour 14 May 1995 Tameka Herring
2
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UWAL0007970 Marengo 24 Jul 2011 England, J. Kevin
3065
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
SAMF0001219 Jefferson 21 Sep 2010 LeCroy, K.
3
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
SAMF0001217 Jefferson 05 Sep 2006 Davenport, L. J.
3546
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
SAMF0001220 Marengo 24 Jun 2011 England, J. Kevin
3065
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UNA00050562 Bibb 12 Aug 1994 Michelle Birk
99
UNA
Commelina communis L.
65422 Jefferson 29 SEP 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15850
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
UWAL0008883 Blount 20 Sep 2011 Davenport, L.J.
4875
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
TROY000039854 Geneva 01 Sep 2012 Chelsea Smith
3
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UWAL0034204 Colbert 23 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14394
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
TROY000009992 Dale 11 Sep 1999 Tiffany Pennington
79
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UWAL0007961 Fayette 04 Oct 2008 Younghance, S.L.
0160
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
TROY000009989 Bullock 07 Sep 1999 Connie Adams
1
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00000085 Cherokee 24 Sep 1987 C. C. Dickson
577
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
UNA00056805 Marshall 24 Jul 1956 Joab L. Thomas
175
UNA
Commelina communis L.
UNA00036146 Tuscaloosa 9 Sep 1955 Roland M. Harper
4336
UNA
Commelina communis L.
USAM000004012 Mobile 01 Oct 1996 Michel G. Lelong
9558
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
42049 Conecuh 4 JUN 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2553
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
UWAL0034708 Limestone 24 Aug 1991 Kral, R.
79610
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
TROY000039709 Marengo 24 Jul 2011 J. Kevin England
3,065
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00000095 Madison 13 Aug 1996 S. J. Threlkeld
836
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
TROY000009991 Dale 12 Sep 1999 Tiffany Pennington
121
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UWAL0033300 Franklin 13 Aug 2016 England, J. Kevin
6720
UWAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000009993 Lee 20 Sep 2001 Curtis J. Hansen
66
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00011025 Randolph 06 Oct 1983 C. F. Nixon
447
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
UNA00056158 Houston 9 Sep 1998 John R. MacDonald
11926
UNA
Commelina communis L.
TROY000009990 Conecuh 29 Jul 2000 Alvin R. Diamond
11935
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
USAM000004018 Baldwin 03 Oct 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11607
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000039742 Fayette 04 Oct 2008 S.L. Younghance
160
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00010696 Marengo 24 Jul 2011 J. Kevin England
3065
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
UNA00054643 Blount 16 Jun 1998 Brian R. Keener
1000
UNA
Commelina communis L.
AMAL00000244 Fayette 04 Oct 2008 S. L. Younghance
160
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
UNA00009024 Randolph 26 Oct 1985 C. F. Nixon
2064
UNA
Commelina communis L.
29687 Coosa 10 SEP 1975 RUTLAND, DAVID W.
1351
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
AMAL00016384 Lauderdale 12 May 2009 Brian D. Holt
24
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
34168 Jefferson 31 AUG 1977 SESSLER, ANN H.
1867
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
TROY000024743 Jefferson 29 Sep 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15850
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
23345 Elmore 3 JUL 1971 MCKITRICK, S. R. L.
032
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
65521 Pike 2 OCT 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15885
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
UNA00036197 Marengo 30 May 1992 David H. Burk
105
UNA
Commelina communis L.
USAM000004011 Mobile 13 Dec 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11920
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
22683 Lee 5 OCT 1971 BOONE, ALLISON
099
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
21105 Lee 7 AUG 1970 ROGERS, NORMAN
147
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
AMAL00017528 Jefferson 29 Sep 2005 A. R. Diamond
15850
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU145751 Calhoun 11 Sep 1992 F. Hutchinson
961
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
40908 DeKalb 28 AUG 1970 KRAL, ROBERT
40791
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
UWAL0035233 Morgan 27 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
8083
UWAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000009994 Pike 02 Oct 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15885
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
SAMF0001216 Bibb 04 Jun 2003 Davenport, L. J.
2841
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00020769 Calhoun 15 Jun 1994 L. M. Hodge
1924
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
USAM000004010 Mobile 13 Dec 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11920
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000009995 Washington 02 Oct 2003 Shelley Tuck
2
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UWAL0003509 Lawrence 15 Aug 2005 England, J. Kevin
0419
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
SAMF0001215 Jefferson 23 May 1953 Kennedy, C.
s.n.
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
44502 Chambers 24 MAY 1975 VEAL, FRED
153
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
AMAL00019970 Mobile 01 Aug 2011 Howard E. Horne
1653
AMAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
SAMF0001218 Blount 20 Sep 2011 Davenport, L. J.
4875
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
49396 Henry 28 JUL 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5299
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
UNA00036151 Tuscaloosa 24 May 1974 Jean Clemens
31
UNA
Commelina communis L.
37438 Cherokee 24 AUG 1981 HENDERSON, T.
451
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
UWAL0034074 Walker 09 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14369
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
48084 Madison 18 JUL 1981 BAIRD, E.
69
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
AMAL00017530 Pike 02 Oct 2005 A. R. Diamond
15885
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
19366 Lauderdale 8 JUL 1970 MOORE, HAROLD D.
256
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
UWAL0014059 Lawrence 15 Sep 2013 England, J. Kevin
4531
UWAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
13739 Lee 24 JUL 1966 FURLOW, B. M.
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
34720 Sumter 8 JUN 1979 JOHNSON, KENNETH G.
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
UWAL0009249 Marion 21 Aug 2011 Keener, Brian R.
6658
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
SAMF0002986 Baldwin 03 Jun 2015 Davenport, L. J.
5827
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00000084 Marshall 24 Jul 1956 Joab L. Thomas
175
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
USAM000004009 Mobile 13 Dec 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11920
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UNA00036127 Tuscaloosa 18 Jun 1966 Carol J. Brooks
196
UNA
Commelina communis L.
28759 Cleburne 12 SEP 1975 RUTLAND, DAVID W.
1744
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
AMAL00018464 Lauderdale 12 May 2009 Brian D. Holt
24
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
23357 DeKalb 29 JUN 1971 SPRATLING, R. E.
045
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
SAMF0001604 Greene 28 Jul 2012 Davenport, L. J.
5269
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
17641 Lee 24 JUL 1969 MILLER, L. C.
138
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
65629 Chilton 27 JUL 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15584
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
UNA00036182 Tuscaloosa 6 Sep 1980 David L. Lentz
119
UNA
Commelina communis L.
59933 Lee 20 SEP 2001 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
2001-66
AUA
COMMELINA COMMUNIS L.
USAM000004017 Mobile 13 Dec 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11920
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
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