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The leaves are used as animal benghalenssis and also eaten by humans as a vegetable, like spinach. In China, the plant is used medicinally as a diuretic, febrifuge and anti-inflammatory.

It is also used there medicinally, but with different purported effects, including as a laxative and to cure inflammations of the skin as well as leprosy.

Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. Benghal dayflower, tropical spiderwort, Benghal wandering Jew Eng. It is also naturalized in North and South America.

Commelina benghalensis – Wikipedia

It is, therefore, considered not to be under any immediate risk of extinction. Monographiae Conmelina Prodromi in Latin. Plants from large underground seeds grow fastest in the first 2—4 weeks and so seem to have better competitive ability.


Beitrag zur Flora Aethiopiens in German. The control methods referred to in this fact sheet should cokmelina used in accordance with the restrictions federal and state legislation, and local government laws directly or indirectly related to each control method. The leaf decoctions are taken for malaria in Madagascar. There it can be found from near sea level up to metres.

Commelina benghalesis is generally browsed by bushbuck. Bengal dayflowers display an enormous diversity in reproductive systems. Commelina benghalensis is native to Asia and Africa and was first found in the United States in Ecological Threat Commelina benghalensis invades areas with moist soil including roadsides, meolachlor and other disturbed areas.

Commelina benghalensis

Leave this field blank. Check our website at www. Commelina benghalesis produces very attractive small flowers with deep ink-blue petals.

Native to Africa i. The underground branches do not bear leaves.

Commelina benghalensiscommonly known as the Benghal dayflowertropical spiderwortor wandering Jew[6] kanshira in Bengaliis a perennial herb native to tropical Asia and Africa. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, p. Benghaoensis is used to treat infertility, burns, sore throats, sore eyes, dysentery, rashes and leprosy.


Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Sheldon Navie leaves Photo: Sheldon Navie habit Photo: All the other types of seeds have a dormancy period. It is also found in Taiwan. Retrieved from ” https: Google QR Code Generator. The petals are blue. MedPharm, Scientific Publishers, Stuttgart. It has been widely introduced to areas outside its native range, including to the coommelinaHawaii, the West Indies metolxchlor to both coasts of North America.

Humans contribute greatly to seed dispersal when harvesting it for medicinal purposes.

All three types develop on aerial branches, but only hermaphrodite chasmogamous flowers develop on subaerial branches, and only cleistogamous flowers develop on underground branches. Joseph; Santhosh Nampy It is found throughout the warm-temperate, subtropical and tropical regions jetolachlor Africa and Asia.