Botanical name: Commelina diffusa Family: Commelinaceae (Dayflower family)
Synonyms: Commelina aquatica, Commelina gracilis, Commelina prostrata
Creeping dayflower is a trailing or creeping herb. Leaves are 2-6 x 0.8-2 cm, lanceshaped or oblong-lanceshaped, base blunt, tip pointed or tapering; sheath 1-2 cm long, fringed with hairs. Flower-cluster-stalks are 0.8-1.5 cm long, ovate-lanceshaped, base subheart-shaped, complicate. Sepals about 3 mm long. Petals are blue, about 4 mm long. Stamens and staminodes are naked. Capsules are up to 8 mm long, oblong, 3-celled, tip beaked. Seeds about 2 mm, tuberculate and netveined. Creeping Dayflower is distributed in the pantropics. Flowering: July-September.
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