Murdannia

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Contains 3 accepted taxa overall.

Family:COMMELINACEAE
Common Name:DEWFLOWER
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order COMMELINALES
FamilyCOMMELINACEAE
Genus Murdannia

Citation

Citation MURDANNIA Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. t. 95(3). 1839; 403. 1840, nom. cons. vs. Dilasia Rafinesque 1838, et vs. Streptylis Rafinesque 1838.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Murdannia scapiflora (Roxburgh) Royle (Commelina scapiflora Roxburgh)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Murdannia keisak MARSH DEWFLOWER
Murdannia nudiflora NAKEDSTEM DEWFLOWER
Murdannia spirata var. parviflora ASIATIC DEWFLOWER

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Dilasia Dilasia Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 122. 1838 ("1836"), nom. rej. vs. Murdannia Royle 1840. TYPE: Dilasia vaginata (Linnaeus) Rafinesque (Commelina vaginata Linnaeus)
Streptylis Streptylis Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 122. 1838 ("1836"), nom. rej. vs. Murdannia Royle 1840. TYPE: Streptylis bracteolata (Lamarck) Rafinesque (Commelina bracteolata Lamarck)