Commelinaceae Commelina dianthifolia Delile

Birdbill Dayflower

Keres, Western - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 38

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Scientific name: Commelina dianthifolia Delile
USDA symbol: CODID (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Birdbill Dayflower
Family: Commelinaceae
Family (APG): Commelinaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Infusion of plant used as a strengthener for weakened tuberculosis patients.

RECRD: 30126 id: 10502