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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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Temperature response of benghal dayflower (Commelina benghalensis): implications for geographic range.
The cheery blue color of dayflowers (Commelina communis) -- so named because each flower lasts but a day -- does nothing to dispel some pity I feel for them.
You can imagine my surprise when, at the nursery the other day, I spotted a plant with foliage closely resembling that of the Asiatic dayflower except for one crucial difference: it was variegated with broad blotches of pink and white.
Just as Swordfern, Nutgrass, Creeping Dayflower, and Thimbleberry push their bright colors through seemingly solid lava, countless teachers and administrators shine their lights -- brightening the sacred spaces they influence, dotting the charred landscape with blossoms of hope.
Erect dayflower (Commelina erecta) density was greater within the dripline of P.
Dominant forbs included croton (Croton), dayflower (Commelina erecta), partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculate), and sunflower (Helianthus annuus).
Satish Seemar was in at the start of the Nad Al Sheba revolution, as trainer at Sheikh Mohammed's Za'abeel stables since January 1991, from where two years later he was credited with the first Maktoum winner trained outside Europe, Dayflower.
Purple loosestrife, lizard's tail, Queen Anne's lace, purple coneflower, wild petunia, bouncing bet, Asiatic dayflower, sow thistle, white vervain, dogbane, black-eyed Susan, leatherflower, figwort, lesser stitchwort, square-stemmed germander, pokeweed, St.
Annual and perennial forbs included Texas croton (Croton texensis), heartsepal buckwheat (Eriogonum multiflorum), annual phlox (Phlox drummondii), wooly globemallow (Sphaeralcea lindheimeri), and whitemouth dayflower (Commelina erecta).
Seemar, the first UAE-based trainer to saddle a winner in Britain courtesy of Dayflower in 1993, has been champion trainer on three occasions.
Seemar put his name permanently in the record books ten years ago, when Dayflower paved the way for Godolphin by wintering with Seemar in Dubai before returning to Newmarket to finish fifth in the 1993 1,000 Guineas.