Plants of
South Australia
Commelina benghalensis (?e)
Commelinaceae
Benghal Dayflower,
Indian Dayflower
Distribution by Herbarium region
Adelaide
Arkaroola
Ceduna
Coober Pedy
Hawker
Innamincka
Marla
Marree
Mount Gambier
Oodnadatta
Renmark
Wudinna
Keith
Yunta

Common names

Benghal Dayflower

Indian Dayflower

Etymology

Commelina named by Linnaeus after Jan Commelin (1629-92) and Kasper Commelin (1667-1731), Dutch botanists.

Distribution and status

Herbarium regions: Lake Eyre, Southern Lofty, Green Adelaide
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)