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Any of various plants of the genus Commelina having delicate blue or purplish flowers that bloom for less than a day.
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(Plants) any of various tropical and subtropical plants of the genus Commelina, having jointed creeping stems, narrow pointed leaves, and blue or purplish flowers which wilt quickly: family Commelinaceae
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any of various plants of the genus Commelina, of the spiderwort family, usu. bearing clusters of small blue flowers that open only during the day.
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|Noun||1.||dayflower - any plant of the family Commelinaceae|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Commelinaceae, family Commelinaceae, spiderwort family - large widely distributed family of chiefly perennial herbs or climbers: spiderworts
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