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*Commelina gigas Small. Climbing Dayflower. Hab: Moist hammocks, lake edges, strand swamps, wet disturbed areas. Dist: Native of se. Asia.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Taxonomy Comments: Once thought to be a native endemic, this history discussed by Faden (1993).

Other Comments: Climbing 3-5 m tall into shrubs and trees.

Synonymy: = S; = Commelina diffusa Burm.f. var. gigas (Small) Faden – FNA22, K1, K3, K4, WH3, Faden (1993)

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