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Botanary: Commelina

Meaning: Named for two 17th century Dutch botanists: Johan and his nephew Caspar Commelin. Known to Linnaeus and Charles Plumier, a French Franciscan monk, botanist and traveler who named this flower
Pronunciation: kom-uh-LIN-uh
Alternative Pronunciation: kom-uh-LEE-nuh


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