Exotic Pest Reporting
Theodore Webster, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
Tropical spiderwort; Benghal dayflower
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.