Commelina rufipes var. glabrata (D.R.Hunt) Faden & D.R.Hunt, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 74(1): 122. 1987., (D. R. Hunt) Faden & D. R. Hunt, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 74 (1): 122. 1987.

Pellegrini, Marco Octavio de Oliveira & Forzza, Rafaela Campostrini, 2017, Synopsis of Commelina L. (Commelinaceae) in the state of Rio de Janeiro, reveals a new white-flowered species endemic to Brazil, PhytoKeys 78, pp. 59-81: 65-66

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scientific name

Commelina rufipes var. glabrata (D.R.Hunt) Faden & D.R.Hunt, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 74(1): 122. 1987.
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6a. Commelina rufipes var. glabrata (D.R.Hunt) Faden & D.R.Hunt, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 74(1): 122. 1987.   Fig. 1H View Figure 1

Commelinopsis glabrata   D.R.Hunt, (1981: 195). Holotype. TRINIDAD. Irois Forest district, 25 January 1928, Broadway 6716 (K barcode K 000363259!).

Specimens seen.

BRAZIL. Rio de Janeiro: Cardoso Moreira, Fazenda Santa Rosa, 11 Jan 2014, I.G. Costa 319 (RB). Santa Maria Madalena, Parque Estadual do Desengano, Serra da Agulha, Fazenda Agulha do Imbé, between Santa Maria Madalena and Santo Antônio do Imbé, 23 February 1983, T.C. Plowman & H.C. Lima 12933 (US).

Taxonomical notes.

Few collections of this variety are known for the Southeastern region of Brazil, with several specimens previously identified as C. rufipes var. glabrata   actually representing the herein described C. huntii   .