Swaziland's Flora Database:
Commelina benghalensis L.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Commelina benghalensis - Straggling, 60 cm or more long; leaves soft, hairless or thinly hairy, up to 10 cm long x 4 cm wide; often narrower; sheath c 2 cm long. Petals blue.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Culverwell, J., K.P. Braun (in prep). Mlawula Nature Reserve Annotated Flora Checklist (incomplete, unpublished)