Cyanotis

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Cyanotis
Cyanotis.somalensis.jpg
Cyanotis somaliensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Commelinales
Family: Commelinaceae
Genus: Cyanotis
D.Don
Synonyms[1]

Cyanotis (syn. Tonningia) is a genus of mainly perennial plants in the family Commelinaceae, first described in 1825. It is native to Africa, southern Asia, and northern Australia.[1][2][3][4][5]

Species[1]
  1. Cyanotis adscendens Dalzell - India, Sri Lanka
  2. Cyanotis ake-assii Brenan - Mali, Ivory Coast
  3. Cyanotis angusta C.B.Clarke - West Africa
  4. Cyanotis arachnoidea C.B.Clarke - tropical Africa, Indian Subcontinent, southern China, Indochina
  5. Cyanotis arcotensis R.S.Rao - southern India
  6. Cyanotis axillaris (L.) D.Don ex Sweet - Indian Subcontinent, southern China, Southeast Asia, Northern Australia
  7. Cyanotis beddomei (Hook.f.) Erhardt, Götz & Seybold - southern India
  8. Cyanotis burmanniana Wight - India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  9. Cyanotis caespitosa Kotschy & Peyr. - tropical Africa
  10. Cyanotis cerifolia R.S.Rao & Kammathy - southern India
  11. Cyanotis ceylanica Hassk. - Sri Lanka
  12. Cyanotis cristata(L.) D.Don - Indian Subcontinent, southern China, Southeast Asia, Ethiopia, Socotra, Mauritius, Java, Philippines
  13. Cyanotis cucullata (Roth) Kunth - southern India, Myanmar, Thailand
  14. Cyanotis cupricola J.Duvign. - Zaïre
  15. Cyanotis dybowskii Hua - Congo-Brazzaville, Central African Republic
  16. Cyanotis fasciculata (B.Heyne ex Roth) Schult. & Schult.f. - Indian Subcontinent
  17. Cyanotis flexuosa C.B.Clarke - Huíla region of Angola
  18. Cyanotis foecunda DC. ex Hassk - central + eastern Africa, Yemen
  19. Cyanotis ganganensis Schnell - Guinea
  20. Cyanotis grandidieri H.Perrier - Madagascar
  21. Cyanotis hepperi Brenan - Nigeria
  22. Cyanotis homblei De Wild. - Zaïre
  23. Cyanotis karliana Hassk. - southern India
  24. Cyanotis lanata Benth. - tropical + southern Africa, Yemen
  25. Cyanotis lapidosa Phil. - South Africa, Swaziland
  26. Cyanotis longifolia Benth. - tropical Africa
  27. Cyanotis loureiroana (Schult. & Schult.f.) Merr - Guangdong, Hainan, Vietnam
  28. Cyanotis lourensis Schnell - Guinea
  29. Cyanotis nilagirica Hassk. - southern India
  30. Cyanotis nyctitropa Deflers - Yemen, Saudi Arabia
  31. Cyanotis obtusa (Trimen) Trimen - southern India, Sri Lanka
  32. Cyanotis pachyrrhiza Oberm. - Transvaal
  33. Cyanotis paludosa Brenan - Zaïre, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
  34. Cyanotis papilionacea (Burm.f.) Schult. & Schult.f. - southern India
  35. Cyanotis pedunculata Merr. - Leyte Island in Philippines
  36. Cyanotis pilosa Schult. & Schult.f. - southern India, Sri Lanka
  37. Cyanotis polyrrhiza Hochst. ex Hassk. - Ethiopia
  38. Cyanotis racemosa B.Heyne ex Hassk. - southern India, Sri Lanka
  39. Cyanotis repens Faden & D.M.Cameron - Zaïre, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Gabon
  40. Cyanotis reutiana Beauverd - southern India
  41. Cyanotis robusta Oberm. - Transvaal, Namibia
  42. Cyanotis scaberula Hutch. - Guinea
  43. Cyanotis somaliensis C.B.Clarke - Somalia
  44. Cyanotis speciosa (L. f.) Hassk. - central + southern Africa, Madagascar
  45. Cyanotis thwaitesii Hassk. - India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  46. Cyanotis tuberosa (Roxb.) Schult. & Schult.f. - western India
  47. Cyanotis vaga (Lour.) Schult. & Schult.f. - tropical Africa, Yemen, Himalayas, southern China, Indochina, Java
  48. Cyanotis vaginata Wight - southern India
  49. Cyanotis villosa (Spreng.) Schult. & Schult.f. - southern India, Sri Lanka


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Flora of China Vol. 24 Page 21 蓝耳草属 lan er cao shu Cyanotis D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 45. 1825.
  3. ^ Dyer, R. Allen, “The Genera of Southern African Flowering Plants”. ISBN 0-621-02854-1, 1975
  4. ^ Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-244.
  5. ^ Arnold T.H., de Wet B.C. (Eds), Plants of Southern Africa: Names & Distribution, MEMOIRS OF THE BOTANICAL SURVEY OF SOUTH AFRICA No. 62, Pub.National Botanical Institute, South Africa.1993 ISBN 1-874907-03-X

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