Family Commelinaceae de Mirbel 1804 (dayflower)

Angiospermae - Commelinales - Commelinaceae

Parent taxon: Commelinales according to The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group 2016

See also Mabberley 2000 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Haemodoraceae, Hanguanaceae, Philydraceae, Philydrum, Pontederiaceae

Subtaxa: Cyanotis Rhoeo

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"


• Quaternary of India (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Tanzania (1)

• Miocene of Kenya (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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