Commelinaceae Commelina dianthifolia Delile

Birdbill Dayflower

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 19

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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: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Cold simple or compound infusion given to livestock as an aphrodisiac.

RECRD: 84318 id: 10503