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dayflower

[dey-flou-er] /ˈdeɪˌflaʊ ər/
noun
1.
any plant of the genus Commelina, usually bearing clusters of small, blue flowers that bloom for only one day.
Origin of dayflower
1680-1690
1680-90; day + flower
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  • The plant is the only known species of dayflower that has underground flowers.
British Dictionary definitions for dayflower

dayflower

/ˈdeɪˌflaʊə/
noun
1.
any of various tropical and subtropical plants of the genus Commelina, having jointed creeping stems, narrow pointed leaves, and blue or purplish flowers which wilt quickly: family Commelinaceae
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