Asiatic dayflower/ Tsuyukusa

Asiatic dayflower/ ツユクサ
Asiatic dayflower/ ツユクサ

学名/ Botanical name : Commelina communis

英名/ English name : Asiatic dayflower

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日本名/ Japanese name: ツユクサ

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原産地/ Original :East Asia and northern parts of Southeast Asia


English name is named as the blooms last only one day particularly in morning and Japanese name meaning of dew herb, morning dew. The flowers have also been used in Japan to produce a dye and a pigment that was used in many world-renowned Ukiyo-e woodcuts from the 18th and early 19th centuries. The 2 upper petals are blue to indigo in colour, while the much smaller lower petal is white.



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Tradescantia ohiensis/Bluejacket/ムラサキツユクサ 
Tradescantia fluminensis/Wandering jew/トキワツユクサ 
Pollia japonica/Yabumyoga/ヤブミョウガ

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