Commersonia bartramia is native to Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea including the Bismarck Archipelago, and the Caroline Islands of Micronesia.
In Australia it is found in subtropical rainforest and in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea it is found in grasslands, thickets, and secondary forest below 1250 m. Commersonia contains approximately 14 species in South-East Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands.
(Commersonia bartramia (Malaysia). Asia Pacific Medicinal Plant Database. Accessed online on August 9, 2007 at http://220.127.116.11/wapi/mctweb.dll/getObject?
(Harden, G.J. Commersonia bartramia (L.) Merr. PlantNet. National Herbarium of New South Wales. Accessed online on August 9, 2007 at http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/