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Commelina benghalensis

Commelina benghalesis (Geoff Nichols)
Common names: Benghal dayflower, tropical spiderwort, Benghal wandering Jew (Eng.); blouselblommetjie (Afr.); lala-tau, khopo-e-nyenyane, khotsoana (Sesotho); uhlot
Family: Commelinaceae

... Aluwani Tshiila KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium October 2016 Commelina benghalensis is a spreading, annual herb, which is ... colourless, several-celled setae (bristles), at the mouth. Commelina benghalesis produces very attractive small flowers ... It has 5- seeded capsules and flowers from August to June. Commelina benghalesis is not endemic to South Africa, and it ...

24 / 10 / 2016 | Aluwani Tshiila | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
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Commelina africana

Commelina africana in flower
Common names: common yellow commelina (Eng.); geeleendagsblom (Afr.); idangabane (Zulu), lekzotswana (Xhosa); khopo, khotsoana, lekxopswana, tabola-lefalo (Southern
Family: Commelinaceae

... Caroline Mudau National Herbarium, Pretoria April 2007 Commelina africana is a spreading, perennial herb up to 0.5 m ... in size, petals yellow. Flowering time: October to March. Commelina africana is divided into four varieties. Widespread ... plants, human beings also contribute to seed dispersal. Commelina It is good to cultivate this plant as a decorative ...

09 / 04 / 2007 | C Mudau | National Herbarium Pretoria
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