Theodore Webster, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org

Tropical spiderwort; Benghal dayflower

Commelina benghalensis

Tropical spiderwort; Benghal dayflower (Commelina benghalensis) is an invasive plant. It was first detected in Puerto Rico in 1992.

This plant is commonly known as the Benghal dayflower or tropical spiderwort. It is a perennial herb native to tropical Asia and Africa.

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