Commelina L.
  • L., Sp. Pl.: 40 (1753)
  • dagblomordenen


This taxon is accepted by WCS higher taxonomy

Distribution Map

 
  • Native distribution
  • Introduced distribution
Found in
  • Africa East Tropical Africa Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Macaronesia Canary Is.
  • Cape Verde
  • Madeira
  • Northeast Tropical Africa Chad
  • Djibouti
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Socotra
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Northern Africa Egypt
  • Morocco
  • South Tropical Africa Angola
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Southern Africa Botswana
  • Cape Provinces
  • Caprivi Strip
  • Free State
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Lesotho
  • Namibia
  • Northern Provinces
  • Swaziland
  • West Tropical Africa Benin
  • Burkina
  • Gambia, The
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Ivory Coast
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
  • West-Central Tropical Africa Burundi
  • Cabinda
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Gulf of Guinea Is.
  • Rwanda
  • Zaire
  • Western Indian Ocean Comoros
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius
  • Réunion
  • Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate Arabian Peninsula Gulf States
  • Oman
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Yemen
  • Caucasus North Caucasus
  • Transcaucasus
  • China China North-Central
  • China South-Central
  • China Southeast
  • Hainan
  • Inner Mongolia
  • Manchuria
  • Tibet
  • Eastern Asia Japan
  • Kazan-retto
  • Korea
  • Nansei-shoto
  • Ogasawara-shoto
  • Taiwan
  • Russian Far East Amur
  • Kamchatka
  • Khabarovsk
  • Kuril Is.
  • Primorye
  • Sakhalin
  • Siberia Altay
  • Buryatiya
  • Chita
  • Irkutsk
  • Asia-Tropical Indian Subcontinent Assam
  • Bangladesh
  • East Himalaya
  • India
  • Maldives
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Himalaya
  • Indo-China Andaman Is.
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Nicobar Is.
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Malesia Borneo
  • Jawa
  • Malaya
  • Maluku
  • Philippines
  • Sulawesi
  • Sumatera
  • Australasia Australia New South Wales
  • Norfolk Is.
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Western Australia
  • Europe Eastern Europe Central European Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Middle Europe Austria
  • Northern America Mexico Mexico Central
  • Mexico Gulf
  • Mexico Northeast
  • Mexico Northwest
  • Mexico Southeast
  • Mexico Southwest
  • North-Central U.S.A. Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Oklahoma
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin
  • Northeastern U.S.A. Indiana
  • Michigan
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode I.
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
  • Northwestern U.S.A. Colorado
  • Wyoming
  • South-Central U.S.A. New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Southeastern U.S.A. Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Southwestern U.S.A. Arizona
  • Pacific South-Central Pacific Marquesas
  • Pitcairn Is.
  • Tuamotu
  • Southwestern Pacific Fiji
  • Niue
  • Tonga
  • Wallis-Futuna Is.
  • Southern America Brazil Brazil North
  • Brazil Northeast
  • Brazil South
  • Brazil Southeast
  • Brazil West-Central
  • Caribbean Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • Cayman Is.
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Leeward Is.
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Puerto Rico
  • Southwest Caribbean
  • Trinidad-Tobago
  • Turks-Caicos Is.
  • Venezuelan Antilles
  • Windward Is.
  • Central America Belize
  • Central American Pacific Is.
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Panamá
  • Northern South America French Guiana
  • Guyana
  • Suriname
  • Venezuela
  • Southern South America Argentina Northeast
  • Argentina Northwest
  • Paraguay
  • Uruguay
  • Western South America Bolivia
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Galápagos
  • Peru
Introduced into
  • Africa Middle Atlantic Ocean Ascension
  • St.Helena
  • Northern Africa Algeria
  • Western Indian Ocean Chagos Archipelago
  • Asia-Tropical Malesia Christmas I.
  • Europe Eastern Europe Krym
  • Middle Europe Czechoslovakia
  • Southeastern Europe Albania
  • Bulgaria
  • Yugoslavia
  • Southwestern Europe Spain
  • Northern America Eastern Canada Ontario
  • Québec
  • North-Central U.S.A. North Dakota
  • Northeastern U.S.A. Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Masachusettes
  • New Hampshire
  • Northwestern U.S.A. Oregon
  • Southwestern U.S.A. California
  • Pacific North-Central Pacific Hawaii
  • Northwestern Pacific Marianas
  • South-Central Pacific Cook Is.
  • Easter Is.
  • Society Is.

Included Species

Common Names

NameLanguage
dagblomordenenNorwegian Nynorsk
soljotFinnish
dagblomordenenNorwegian Bokmål
himmelsblommorSwedish
КоммелинаRussian
dagblomfamilienNorwegian Bokmål
dagblomslekta
DayflowerEnglish
dagblomfamilienNorwegian Nynorsk
Widow's tearsEnglish
himmelsblommorSwedish
dagblomslektaNorwegian Bokmål
dagblomslektaNorwegian Nynorsk
СинеглазкаRussian

  Bibliography

  • 1 Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. Continental Publishing, Deurne.
  • 2 Gonzalez, F., Nelson Diaz, J. & Lowry, P. (1995). Flora Illustrada de San Andrés y Providencia: 1-281. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Colombia.

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Common Names from the OpenUp! Common Names Service
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