Commelina ensifolia

Commelina ensifolia

Image of Commelina ensifolia

(Scurvy Grass, Wandering Jew)

FAMILY

Commelinaceae

Species

Commelina ensifolia

Common name(s)

Scurvy Grass, Wandering Jew

Flower colour; life form

Flowers blue. Herb, creeping, rooting at nodes

Distinguishing features

Leaves alternate, lanceolate, clasping the stem. Flowers blue with 3 clawed petals to about 1 cm long subtended by a spathe. Petals unequal in size.

Additional Images

Commelina ensifolia