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Commelina gambiae C.B. Clarke
Gambian dayflower

Family: Commelinaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Tropical Africa; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Commelina gambiae available from :

Commelina gambiae has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Commelina gambiae has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Commelina gambiae has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland