This introduced groundcover is commonly known as hairy wandering jew.
Commelina benghalensis is described as a "monocot" in the Commelinaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is not classified as it is not native to Queensland. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
It has not been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Point Vernon.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.