Commelinaceae – Spiderwort Family

Plants in the primarily tropical Spiderwort Family (Commelinaceae) are annual and perennial herbs with stems that generally root at the nodes, alternate, simple, smooth-edged leaves, flowers with 3 petals, 3 sepals, 6 stamens, and a superior ovary, and fruit usually in the form of a capsule.

Listed below are some of the Hawaiian plants in this family.