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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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coquito o cortadera Cyperus flavus (Vahl) Nees, conejas o canutillos Commelina diffusa Burm.
These were Tridax procumbense, Eleusine indica, Syndrella nodiflora, Mimosa pudica, Panicum maximum, Commelina benghalensis and Euphorbia hirta.
Truly perennial bulbs include lilies, Anemone (above) coronaria, crocosmia, liatris and Commelina coelistis.
The blue of the dayflower, Commelina, comes from a complex formed by magnesium, anthocyanin and flavone, a team reported last year.
Stomatal movement in response to long distance-communicated signals initiated by heat shock in partial roots of Commelina communis L.
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.
Farmers in the Southeast are facing a fast-spreading weed called tropical spiderwort, Commelina benghalensis (also known as "Benghal dayflower").
Evidence for an extracellular reception site for abscisic acid in Commelina guard cells.
In another report, it was claimed that the Commelina Diffusa, commonly known as the climbing dayflower, can be used in the treatment of wounds.