Definition of Commelinaceae

1. Noun. Large widely distributed family of chiefly perennial herbs or climbers: spiderworts.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commelinaceae

Comecon
Comenius
Comer
Comer Vann Woodward
Comet Halley
Comforter
Comilla District
Comines
Cominetto
Comino
Comintern
Command key
Commander Islands
Commandment
Commandments
Commelinaceae (current term)
Commelinales
Commelinidae
Commerce Department
Commerce Secretary
Commie
Commies
Commiphora
Commiphora meccanensis
Commiphora myrrha
Commissaire Maigret
Commission on Human Rights
Commission on Narcotic Drugs
Commission on the Status of Women
Committee for State Security

Literary usage of Commelinaceae

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Commelinaceae Reichenb. Consp. 57. 1828. SPIDERWORT FAMILY. Perennial or annual leafy herbs with regular or irregular perfect and often showy flowers in ..."

2. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"SPIDERWORT FAMILY (Commelinaceae) Virginia, or Common Day-flower Commelina virginica Flowers—Blue, 1 in. broad or less, irregular, grouped at end of stem, ..."

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