Definition of Convolvulus

1. Noun. Any of numerous plants of the genus Convolvulus.

Group relationships: Genus Convolvulus
Specialized synonyms: Convolvulus Scammonia, Scammony
Generic synonyms: Vine



Definition of Convolvulus

1. n. A large genus of plants having monopetalous flowers, including the common bindweed (C. arwensis), and formerly the morning-glory, but this is now transferred to the genus Ipomæa.

Definition of Convolvulus

1. Noun. (botany) Any of several plants, of the genus ''Convolvulus'', found in temperate climates, having small trumpet-shaped flowers. ¹

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Definition of Convolvulus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convolvulus

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convolvulus (current term)
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Literary usage of Convolvulus

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"This is the only émulent root of the genus convolvulus. ... A Mexican convolvulus, the root of which posse-ises aperient pro perties, ..."

2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Indian Bindweed, with white Flowers. 7. convolvulus Indicia ... Portugal Bindweed, with fine blue Flowers, vulgarly called convolvulus minor. 13. ..."

3. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"Virginian convolvulus. — This is a beautiful perennial, from Virginia, ... Small White convolvulus.—Handsome, indigenous, perennial, flowering in June or ..."

4. The Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by William Curtis (1795)
"NARROW LEAVED convolvulus ... plant in this country under the name of convolvulus Cantábrica, but it differs fo ..."

5. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"This is especially the case with the Field convolvulus, C. arvensis, ... Our Hedge convolvulus, G. sepium, with its very large white corolla and hooded ..."

6. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"convolvulus. Caly* naked or surrounded anil inclosed by a pair of large, leafy heart-limped bracts. Corolla open funnel-form or almost bell-shaped. ..."

7. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1813)
"С ] convolvulus JALAPA. THE TRUE JALAP. Oafs and Order. ... convolvulus Jalapa ¡ foliis ... convolvulus Jalapa ¡ caule volubili, ..."

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