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Related to commelina: Commelina cyanea
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Noun1.commelina - any plant of the genus Commelinacommelina - any plant of the genus Commelina  
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Commelina - type genus of the Commelinaceae; large genus of herbs of branching or creeping habit: day flower; widow's tears
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Anti-influenzavirus activity of total alkaloids from Commelina communis L.
Carl von Linnaeus, the founder of our system of plant nomenclature, gave dayflowers the botanical name Commelina to honor two 18th-century Dutch brothers who were stars in botany at the time.
Heavy metal phytoremediation by Commelina benghalensis (L) and Cynodon dactylon (L) growing in urban stream sediments.
Monocotyledons Commelina diffusa Panicum dichotomiflorum Cyperus brevifolius Microstegium vimineum Cyperus globulosus Digitaria ciliaris Cyperus rotundatus Andropogon virginicus Digitaria sanguinalis Eleusine indica 2.
A light and electron microscopic study of stigmas in Aneilema and Commelina species (Commelinaceae).
Farmers in the Southeast are facing a fast-spreading weed called tropical spiderwort, Commelina benghalensis (also known as "Benghal dayflower").
In another report, it was claimed that the Commelina Diffusa, commonly known as the climbing dayflower, can be used in the treatment of wounds.
They reported their investigation of Commelina diffusa, also known as climbing dayflower.
Cissus antarctica * * Cissus hypoglauca * * Citriobatus pauciflorus * * Commelina ensifolia * * Coprosma hirtella * Coprosma quadrifida * * Coprosma sp.
Another South American which has the same habit is Commelina coelestis, which has the most perfect and pure blue flowers imaginable.
Additional species associated with this habitat type are Acalypha virginica (Virginia threeseed mercury), Carex icuisianica (Louisiana sedge), Commelina virginica (Virginia dayflower), and Spiranthes ovalis (lessor ladies'-tresses), a species of special concern.