Definition of Convolvulus scammonia
1. Noun. Twining plant of Asia Minor having cream-colored to purple flowers and long thick roots yielding a cathartic resin.
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Literary usage of Convolvulus scammonia
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1. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1874)
"the living root of Convolvulus scammonia, Linn. Nal. ... plant, Convolvulus Scammonia, Linn. Med. Prop, and Action. ..."
2. Flora Medica; a Botanical Account of All the More Important Plants Used in by John Lindley (1838)
"... according to the usual reading, and this certainly does not agree with Convolvulus scammonia, and would apply better to the Convolvulus ..."