Definition of Convolvulaceae
1. Noun. Morning glory; bindweed; sweet potato; plants having trumpet-shaped flowers and a climbing or twining habit.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Polemoniales, Polemoniales
Member holonyms: Genus Convolvulus, Bindweed, Argyreia, Genus Argyreia, Calystegia, Genus Calystegia, Cuscuta, Genus Cuscuta, Genus Dichondra, Genus Ipomoea, Ipomoea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convolvulaceae
Literary usage of Convolvulaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"The plants of the convolvulaceae possess a number of interesting ... convolvulaceae), a perennial twining herb, native of the eastern slopes of the Mexican ..."
2. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"... herb with spicate flowers and reflexed fruits. Fam. 15. Phrymaceae. Family 1. convolvulaceae Vent. Morning-glory Family. Style 2-cleft or 2-parted. 1. ..."