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dayflower

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb native to Asia, which is diuretic and has been used for diarrhoea, flu, urinary infections and sore throats.
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Para sementes de Commelina benghalensis foram obtidos resultados promissores com o preaquecimento, a seco, a 75[degre]C, por 24 horas, o que aumentou a porcentagem de germinacao das sementes aereas grandes, com envoltorio, e sementes pequenas do solo (Santos et al.
Truly perennial bulbs include lilies, Anemone (above) coronaria, crocosmia, liatris and Commelina coelistis.
Species Control (%) Treatment (%) Euphorbia hirta 70 40 Syndrella nodiflora 100 60 Eleusine indica 80 70 Panicum maximum 80 80 Ageratum conyzoides 10 10 Commelina benghalensis 40 20 Tridax procumbense 50 30 Mimosa pudica 10 0 Table 4: Changes in Population Density ([m.
the developing lower petal is much larger than the upper petals in Cochliostema, Hardy & Stevenson, 2000a, Commelina, Hardy et al.
COMMELINA ERECTA--ITS FLOWER STRUCTURE, REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY, AND ITS INTERACTIONS WITH HERBIVORES.
That these seven 'shaks"--Momordica charantia, Alstonia scholaris, Cardiospermum halicacabum, Commelina paludosa, Gymnopetalum cochinchinense, Corchorus aestuans, and Spilanthes calva were consumed during times of food scarcity by the Chakmas suggests that the leaves and young shoots of the plants may have adequate nutritional value, besides satiating hunger.
Wofanqur", Commelina latifolia; "Aluma", Amaranthus spp.
If the flowers are monosymmetric, the enlarged feeding anthers in the median plane may especially contribute to pronounced monosymmetry, such as in Senna (Fabaceae; Marazzi & Endress, 2008), Solanum (Solanaceae; Whalen, 1978), Commelina (Commelinaceae; Faden, 1998), or Cyanella (Tecophilaeaceae; Simpson & Rudall, 1998).
Conversely, the dendrogram showed species on undulating terrain and mesic sites such as birdbill dayflower Commelina dianthifolia, wolftail Lycurus phleoides, and annual candy leaf Stevia micrantha, which are typical of communities of P.
Only Commelina erecta exhibited a significant relationship with dry forest when a Bonferroni correction was applied to multiple comparisons among the 73 plant species.