Definition of Dayflower

1. Noun. Any plant of the family Commelinaceae.

Exact synonyms: Spiderwort
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Commelinaceae, Family Commelinaceae, Spiderwort Family
Specialized synonyms: Paradisea Liliastrum, St.-bruno's-lily



Definition of Dayflower

1. n. A genus consisting mostly of tropical perennial herbs (Commelina), having ephemeral flowers.

Definition of Dayflower

1. Noun. Any of several plants, of the genus ''Commelina'', whose flowers last only a day ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dayflower

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dayflower

1. A genus consisting mostly of tropical perennial herbs (Commelina), having ephemeral flowers. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dayflower

daydream
daydreamed
daydreamer
daydreamers
daydreaming
daydreamings
daydreamlike
daydreams
daydreamt
daydreamy
daye
dayee
dayereh
dayerehs
dayflies
dayflower (current term)
dayflowers
dayfly
daygirl
dayglo
dayglow
dayglows
dayless
daylife
daylight
daylight-saving time
daylight-savings time
daylight-savings times
daylight overdraft
daylight overdrafts

Literary usage of Dayflower

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1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Commelina nudiflora non L. W Commelina erecta L. Erect dayflower; Slender dayflower Herbaceous perennial Dry, sandy soil and rocky banks. ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1912)
"Common. Specimens collected: Austin, 178, 346, 361. dayflower. ... Observed in only one locality, where it was very abundant on the dayflower (Commelina ..."

3. A Practical Course in Botany: With Especial Reference to Its Bearings on by Eliza Frances Andrews (1911)
"... some close Bring the day, as the four-o'clock and the evening primrose; •d rice versa, the morning-glory, dandelion, and dayflower ..."

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