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Commelina benghalensis (Day Flower) is a species of annual herb in the family Commelinaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Day Flower is native to Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Japan, Southeast Asia, Botswana, Micronesia, Rwanda, Cameroon, Bhutan, Uganda, the Philippines, The Gambia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Benin, Nepal, Ghana, Madagascar, Tanzania, Somalia, Zambia, Lesotho, Djibouti, Swaziland, Malawi, South Africa, Nigeria, Indonesia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Guinea, Pakistan, India, Togo, and Namibia. It has simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Dactylurina staudingeri (Gribodo 1893). Day Flower is a photoautotroph.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Day Flower. View this species on GBIF