Definition of Genus Ipomoea
1. Noun. Morning glory.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Convolvulaceae, Family Convolvulaceae, Morning-glory Family
Member holonyms: Morning Glory
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ipomoea
Literary usage of Genus Ipomoea
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1. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"Eleven species may be recognized, one in the genus Quamoclit, four in the genus Ipomoea, and six in the genus Convolvulus. All of these eleven species ..."
2. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"3 genera, 5 species: genus Ipomoea (Morning Glory). /. nil (Smaller Morning Glory); I. pandurata (Wild Potato Vine, Man of the Earth). ..."
3. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"Of vines, several Convolvulaceae, especially the genus Ipomoea, are found trailing over guava, lantana and other introduced shrubbery which have established ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1872)
"... that the plant in question belongs to the genus ipomoea, but could not succeed in identifying it with known species. He ascertained that the Paris ..."
5. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"Lindl., Vcg. Kingd., p. 630; Le Maout & Dec., p. 565. genus Ipomoea,* Linn. B. & H., Gon., ii, p. 870. Species (including those of ..."
6. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1911)
"... to think them apetalous. But to return to our morning-glories. Our garden species, varying so much in color, belong to the genus Ipomoea. ..."