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Sauvallea blainii C. Wright

Blain’s Commelina (Sauvallea blainii)

Blain’s Commelina, which forms a monotypic genus, was described in 1871, it was endemic to the province of Pinar del Río on the island of Cuba.

The species, locally known as Canutillo de paredón, is now believed to be extinct.

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edited: 21.04.2022