Commelina clavata

Commelina clavata C.B.Clarke, Commelyn. Cyrtandr. Bengal. t. 5 1874. (syn. Commelina diffusa Zoll. ex C.B.Clarke [Invalid]; Commelina salicifolia Thwaites [Illegitimate]; Commelina salicifolia var. angustata Thwaites; Commelina thwaitesii Hook.f.); 

Willow Leaved Dayflower • Bengali: Panikanchira • Hindi: जलपिपरी Jalpipari • Manipuri: ৱাঙদেন Wangden • Sanskrit: jalapippali, langulu;
 

Herbs. Leaves to 9 x 1 cm, lanceolate, apex acute, base slightly cordate, sheath to 2 cm, open, long ciliate. Cymes axillary; peduncles to 5 cm, spathe 4.5 x 2 cm, broadly ovate, acuminate, base cordate; outer sepals 5 mm, cucullate; inner 2, smaller; petals 9 mm, obovate; filaments 8 mm, hairy; ovary 2 mm, style 6 mm, stigma globose. Capsule 2-celled, constructed at the middle; seeds 4, 2 mm, pitted.
Flowering and fruiting: September-June
Wet areas in moist deciduous forests
India, Sri Lanka and Java

Commelina clavata occurs in Sri Lanka, Indo-China to West Malaysia including Indonesia. In India Madhya Pradesh (Bastar), Maharasthra (Raigad) and Tamil Nadu (Coimbatore, Kanniyakumari, Madurai, Nilgiri, Salem, Tiruchchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Tiruvannamalai). In the Gulf of Mannar the species occurs in Mainland coast (Mathew 1991, Cook 1996, Daniel and Umamaheswari 2001). 
It grows in damp or moist places but not wetland species (Cook 1996). It also grows in rice fields (Daniel and Umamaheswari 2001). 
(From  IUCN Red List (LC) ) 

 
Image by Prashant Awale - Id by Mayur Nandikar
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Commelinaceae Sp..
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Commelinaceae Sp. photographed at  Munnar, Kerala.
Pic DSC09282 appears to be a Cyanotis sps, family  Commelinaceae.
The first photograph is a Commelina sp. (kena-nunnar-1jpg) and second one is Cyanotis sp.
... has identified the First flower (Kena-Munnar-1) as "Commelina clavata" and second flower (Dsc09282) as "Cyanotis arachinoides".
 
 
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Commelina clavata : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Commelina clavata hopefully
Eravikulam WLS, Munnar, Kerala, in the Nilgiris. First week of October 2018

To me also appear close to images at Commelina clavata C.B.Clarke

Beautiful images. Yes, appears to be Commelina clavata!!  

 

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