Commelinales, flourishing in the shade …

The Commelinales are mostly perennial herbaceous plants common in the tropics and subtropics. They form silicate compounds inside to protect themselves against pests, while the aquatic plants act as a sewage treatment plant with their pollutant accumulation function. Many plants grow in the shade and enliven it with colorful leaves. The order has roughly 730 species.

Ordnungsbaum