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Abstract

Commelina virginica (Commelinaceae), newly naturalized in Japan.

Abstract

Commelina virginica L. (Commelinaceae), native to eastern and southeastern U.S.A., is reported to be newly naturalized in Japan. This species was discovered in Yabe-mura, Yame-shi, Fukuoka Pref., Kyushu, western Japan in 2008.