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Related to dayflower: Asiatic dayflower
common name for some members of the Commelinaceae, a family of tropical and subtropical succulent herbs found especially in Africa and the Americas. Species of the spiderworts (genus Tradescantia) and the dayflowers (genus Commelina
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(Commelina communis), an annual herbaceous plant with dark blue flowers. The dayflower is a quarantine weed.
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