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: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Dale, DeKalb, Elmore, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Randolph, Shelby, Sumter, Talladega, 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: 1955 - 1994

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UWAL0009249 Marion 21 Aug 2011 Keener, Brian R.
6658
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
UNA00036151 Tuscaloosa 24 May 1974 Clemens, Jean
31
UNA
Commelina communis L.
TROY000009991 Dale 12 Sep 1999 Pennington, Tiffany
121
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UNA00056805 Marshall 24 Jul 1956 Thomas, Joab L.
175
UNA
Commelina communis L.
JSU105760 Talladega 28 Jun 1969 Bigbee, Diane
s.n.
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000009995 Washington 02 Oct 2003 Tuck, Shelley
2
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA000042254 Colbert 20 Aug 2014 Barger, T. Wayne
FH531
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
SAMF0001220 Marengo 24 Jun 2011 England, J. Kevin
3065
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000047878 Autauga 21 Sep 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1274
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU106121 Talladega 15 May 1982 Bussey, Melanie G.
s.n.
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00000095 Madison 13 Aug 1996 Threlkeld, Steven J.
836
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
UWAL0051841 Franklin 22 Sep 2018 Spaulding, Daniel D.
15719
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU105755 Marshall 21 Jul 1975 Whetstone, R. David
5193
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UNA00072984 Blount 20 Sep 2011 Davenport, Lawrence J.
4875
UNA
Commelina communis L.
USAM000004011 Mobile 13 Dec 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11920
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00018464 Lauderdale 12 May 2009 Holt, Brian D.
24
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
USAM000004012 Mobile 01 Oct 1996 LeLong, Michel G.
9558
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00023602 Colbert 23 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14394
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU106141 Shelby 23 Jun 1997 Morrow, D. Keener
23
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105735 Calhoun 28 Jun 1986 Lawler, Carol L.
668
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00017530 Pike 02 Oct 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15885
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU105739 Cleburne 20 Sep 1984 Smith, P.L.
s.n.
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_65629 Chilton 27 Jul 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15584
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UNA00054643 Blount 16 Jun 1998 Keener, Brian R.
1000
UNA
Commelina communis L.
SAMF0001219 Jefferson 21 Sep 2010 LeCroy, Kate
3
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_37438 Cherokee 24 Aug 1981 Henderson, T.
451
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
JSU105734 Calhoun 27 May 1982 Landers, Kenneth E.
s.n.
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_13739 Lee 24 Jul 1966 Furlow, B.M.
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UWAL0014059 Lawrence 15 Sep 2013 England, J. Kevin
4531
UWAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105738 Clay 03 Aug 1992 Ballard, J. Mark
448
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105737 Chilton 22 Jul 1982 Whetstone, R. David
11571
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105746 Etowah 27 Aug 1994 Hodge, Lesley M.
3227
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_48084 Madison 18 Jul 1981 Baird, E.
69
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
JSU105745 Etowah 09 Jun 1994 Hodge, Lesley M.
2272
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000009992 Dale 11 Sep 1999 Pennington, Tiffany
79
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000009990 Conecuh 29 Jul 2000 Diamond, Alvin R.
11935
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_23357 DeKalb 29 Jun 1971 Spratling, R.E.
045
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UWAL0034204 Colbert 23 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14394
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
TROY000009993 Lee 20 Sep 2001 Hansen, Curtis J.
66
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_29687 Coosa 10 Sep 1975 Rutland, David W.
1351
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
TROY000049493 Lawrence 15 Sep 2013 England, J. Kevin
4531
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UWAL0035233 Morgan 27 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
8083
UWAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000024743 Jefferson 29 Sep 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15850
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UWAL0047250 Autauga 28 Jul 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1065
UWAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105749 Jackson 21 Sep 1997 Spaulding, Daniel D.
10053
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_59933 Lee 20 Sep 2001 Hansen, Curtis J.
2001-66
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
USAM000004009 Mobile 13 Dec 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11920
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00020769 Calhoun 15 Jun 1994 Hodge, Lesley M.
1924
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
AUA000041127 Colbert 23 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14394
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
SAMF0001216 Bibb 04 Jun 2003 Davenport, Lawrence J.
2841
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UNA00036182 Tuscaloosa 06 Sep 1980 Lentz, David L.
119
UNA
Commelina communis L.
TROY000051697 Montgomery 05 Nov 2020 Diamond, Alvin R.
29523
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU106171 Morgan 11 Aug 1975 Whetstone, R. David
6251
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_23345 Elmore 3 Jul 1971 Mckitrick, S.R.L.
032
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UWAL0033300 Franklin 13 Aug 2016 England, J. Kevin
6720
UWAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU106126 Shelby 11 Oct 1997 Spaulding, Daniel D.
10143
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_65422 Jefferson 29 Sep 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15850
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UWAL0052435 Sumter 02 Oct 2017 Keener, Brian R.
10471
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
UNA00009024 Randolph 26 Oct 1985 Nixon, Christopher F.
2064
UNA
Commelina communis L.
JSU106132 Calhoun 20 Jul 1986 Lawler, Carol L.
773
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UWAL0034708 Limestone 24 Aug 1991 Kral, R.
79610
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU105740 Cleburne 26 Jun 1996 Hruska, Susan E.
1346
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00000085 Cherokee 24 Sep 1987 Dickson, Catherine C.
577
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU105753 Lee 26 May 1966 Ross, R.
s.n.
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_34168 Jefferson 31 Aug 1977 Sessler, Ann H.
1867
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UWAL0007970 Marengo 24 Jul 2011 England, J. Kevin
3065
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
TROY000009994 Pike 02 Oct 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15885
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105752 Jefferson 07 Sep 1986 Dickson, Catherine C.
s.n.
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UNA00073714 Lawrence 15 Sep 2013 England, J. Kevin
4531
UNA
Commelina communis L.
JSU105748 Jackson 22 Oct 1999 Brodeur, Kristin R.
2177
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000047773 Autauga 28 Jul 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1065
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105742 DeKalb 01 Sep 1982 Black, Randall
s.n.
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_22683 Lee 5 Oct 1971 Boone, Allison
099
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UNA00050562 Bibb 12 Aug 1994 Birk, Michelle
99
UNA
Commelina communis L.
SAMF0001218 Blount 20 Sep 2011 Davenport, Lawrence J.
4875
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_42049 Conecuh 4 Jun 1986 Diamond, Alvin R.
2553
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
JSU105751 Jefferson 23 Sep 1984 Bussey, Melanie G.
979
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_65521 Pike 2 Oct 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15885
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
JSU105747 Jackson 27 May 1974 Atkinson, Tim A.
261
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105758 Marshall 21 Jul 1975 Whetstone, R. David
5193
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UNA00056158 Houston 9 Sep 1998 MacDonald, John R.
11926
UNA
Commelina communis L.
USAM000004017 Mobile 13 Dec 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11920
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00019970 Mobile 01 Aug 2011 Horne, Howard E.
1653
AMAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
USAM000004018 Baldwin 03 Oct 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11607
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000039854 Geneva 01 Sep 2012 Smith, Chelsea
3
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000009989 Bullock 07 Sep 1999 Adams, Connie
1
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_17641 Lee 24 Jul 1969 Miller, L.C.
138
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UWAL0034074 Walker 09 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14369
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU105759 Shelby 11 Oct 1997 Spaulding, Daniel D.
10181
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_21105 Lee 7 Aug 1970 Rogers, Norman
147
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
JSU105750 Jefferson 20 Jul 1984 Barber, J. Patrick
877
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105756 Marshall 12 Jul 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
2315
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UWAL0047306 Autauga 21 Sep 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1274
UWAL
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU145751 Calhoun 11 Sep 1992 Hutchinson, Francine
961
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00010696 Marengo 24 Jul 2011 England, J. Kevin
3065
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
UWAL0050761 Jefferson 23 Sep 1984 Bussey, Melanie G.
979
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
TROY000039709 Marengo 24 Jul 2011 England, J. Kevin
3065
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA000038209 Morgan 27 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
8038
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
SAMF0002986 Baldwin 03 Jun 2015 Davenport, Lawrence J.
5827
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00011025 Randolph 06 Oct 1983 Nixon, Christoper F.
447
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
AUA_ACC_34720 Sumter 8 Jun 1979 Johnson, Kenneth G.
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
TROY000009988 Barbour 14 May 1995 Herring, Tameka
2
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_44502 Chambers 24 May 1975 Veal, Fred
153
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
SAMF0001604 Greene 28 Jul 2012 Davenport, Lawrence J.
5269
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
TROY000050446 Morgan 27 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
8038
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_28759 Cleburne 12 Sep 1975 Rutland, David W.
1744
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UWAL0007961 Fayette 04 Oct 2008 Younghance, S.L.
0160
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
TROY000039742 Fayette 04 Oct 2008 Younghance, Steven L.
160
TROY
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105741 Cleburne 02 Sep 1983 Bussey, Melanie G.
859
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00000084 Marshall 24 Jul 1956 Thomas, Joab L.
175
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
SAMF0001215 Jefferson 23 May 1953 Kennedy, C.
s.n.
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU105744 DeKalb 20 Sep 1984 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_19366 Lauderdale 8 Jul 1970 Moore, Harold D.
256
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
USAM000004010 Mobile 13 Dec 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11920
USAM
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00016384 Lauderdale 12 May 2009 Holt, Brian D.
24
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
UNA00036146 Tuscaloosa 09 Sep 1955 Harper, Roland M.
4336
UNA
Commelina communis L.
SAMF0001217 Jefferson 05 Sep 2006 Davenport, Lawrence J.
3546
SAMF
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00023259 Walker 09 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14369
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU106148 Calhoun 05 Aug 1982 Whetstone, R. David
11845
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
JSU106129 Bibb 07 Jun 1996 MacDonald, John R.
9525
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00000244 Fayette 04 Oct 2008 Younghance, Steve L.
160
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU105754 Marshall 02 Aug 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
2540
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_49396 Henry 28 Jul 1988 Diamond, Alvin R.
5299
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UWAL0052035 Madison 04 Oct 2020 England, J. Kevin
11347
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
UNA00036197 Marengo 30 May 1992 Burk, David H.
105
UNA
Commelina communis L.
JSU105736 Calhoun 17 Aug 1986 Lawler, Carol L.
1008
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
UNA00036127 Tuscaloosa 18 Jun 1966 Brooks, Carol J.
196
UNA
Commelina communis L.
UWAL0008883 Blount 20 Sep 2011 Davenport, L.J.
4875
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU106154 Cleburne 10 Sep 1995 Hruska, Susan E.
939
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AMAL00017528 Jefferson 29 Sep 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15850
AMAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU106123 Jackson 14 Oct 1975 Radford, Albert E.
s.n.
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_40908 DeKalb 28 Aug 1970 Kral, Robert
40791
AUA
Commelina Communis L.
UWAL0003509 Lawrence 15 Aug 2005 England, J. Kevin
0419
UWAL
Commelina communis L.
JSU105757 Marshall 24 Jul 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
2432
JSU
Commelina communis Linnaeus
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