Definition of Genus commelina

1. Noun. Type genus of the Commelinaceae; large genus of herbs of branching or creeping habit: day flower; widow's tears.

Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Commelinaceae, Family Commelinaceae, Spiderwort Family
Member holonyms: Commelina

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Commelina

genus Coleus
genus Colinus
genus Collinsia
genus Collinsonia
genus Collocalia
genus Colobus
genus Colocasia
genus Coluber
genus Colubrina
genus Columba
genus Columnea
genus Colutea
genus Comandra
genus Comatula
genus Combretum
genus Commelina
genus Commiphora
genus Compsognathus
genus Comptonia
genus Condylura
genus Conepatus
genus Conferva
genus Conilurus
genus Coniogramme
genus Conium
genus Connarus
genus Connochaetes
genus Conocarpus
genus Conoclinium
genus Conopodium

Literary usage of Genus commelina

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1. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"Two Dutch botanists of the name of Commelin, who wrote about this period, are commemorated in the beautiful genus Commelina. first discovered in America. ..."

2. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1854)
"... who wrote about this period, are commemorated in the beautiful genus Commelina, first discovered in America. Bonnet, of Geneva, a close observer of ..."

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