Bibiography:  Reference Listing
for the Commelinaceae

Anderson, E. 1954. A field survey of chromosome numbers in the species of Tradescantia closely related to Tradescantia virginia. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 41:305-327.

Anderson, E. and K. Sax. 1936. A cytological monograph of the American species of Tradescantia. Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 97:433-476.

Anderson, E. and R.E. Woodson, Jr. 1935. The species of Tradescantia indigenous to the United States. Contr. Arnold Arbor. 9:1-132.

Brashier, C.K. 1966. A revision of Commelina (Plum.) L. in the U.S.A Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 93:1-19.

Bush, B.F. 1904. The Texas tradescantias Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 14:181-193.

Faden, R. B. 1993. The misconstrued and rare species of Commelina (Commelinaceae) in the eastern United States. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 80:208-218.

Faden, R. B. and D. R. Hunt. 1991. The classification of the Commelinaceae. Taxon 40(1):19-31.

Faden, R.B. 1985. Commelinaceae. In: R.M.T. Dahlgren, H.T. Clifford, and P.F. Yeo 1985, The families of the monocotyledons Pp. 381-387, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Faden, R.B. 1989. Commelina caroliniana (Commelinaceae): A misunderstood species in the United States is an old introduction from Asia Taxon 38:43-53.

Faden, R.B. 1992. Commelinaceae Unpublished manuscript of forthcoming Flora of North America treatment.

Hunt, D. R. 1975. The reunion of Setcreasea and Spathotheca with Tradescantia. American Commelinaceae. I. Kew Bulletin 30:443-458.

Hunt, D. R. 1980. Sections and series in Tradescantia. American Commelinaceae. IX. Kew Bulletin 41(1):437-442.

Hunt, D.R. 1986. Campelia, Rhoeo and Zebrina united with Tradescantia American Commelinaceae: XIII, Kew Bull. 41:401-405.

MacRoberts, D. T. 1977. Notes on Tradescantia - T. diffusa Bush and T. pedicellata Celarier. Phytologia 38:227-228.

MacRoberts, D. T. 1980. Notes on Tradescantia. IV. (Commelinaceae): the distinction between T. virginiana and T. hirsutiflora. Phytologia 46:409-416.

Pennell, F.W. 1916. Commelina in the United States Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 43:96-111.

Pennell, F.W. 1938. What is Commelina communis? Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 90:31-39.

Poole, M.M. and D.R. Hunt. 1980. Pollen morphology and the taxonomy of the Commelinaceae: An exploratory survey American Commelinaceae: VIII, Kew Bull. 34:639-660.

Simpson, B.B., J.L. Neff, and G. Dieringer. 1986. Reproductive biology of Tinantia anomala (Commelinaceae) Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 113:149-158.

Tharp, B.C. 1922. Commelinantia, a new genus of the Commelinaceae Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 49:269-275.

Tharp, B.C. 1932. Tradescantia edwardsiana, nov. sp Rhodora 34:57-59.

Tharp, B.C. 1956. Commelinantia (Commelineae): An evaluation of its generic status Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 83:107-112.

Tucker, G. C. 1989. The genera of Commelinaceae in the southeastern United States. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 70(1):97-130.

Woodson, R.E., Jr. 1942. Commentary on the North American genera of Commelinaceae Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 29:141-154.