Definition of Morning-glory family
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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Literary usage of Morning-glory family
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"morning-glory family. Herbs, some tropical species shrubs or trees, the stems twining, ascending, trailing or erect, with alternate exstipulate entire ..."
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. ..."
3. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"Here are the morning- glory family, to which the morning-glories, ... The morning-glory family is represented in Minnesota by three species of morning-glory ..."
4. Vegetable Gardening by Samuel Bowdlear Green (1915)
"THE MORNING GLORY FAMILY ... Convolvulaceae) The Morning Glory Family includes mostly twining, trailing, or rarely erect plants. (Some tropical species are ..."
5. Nantucket Wild Flowers by Alice Owen Albertson (1921)
"... MORNING GLORY FAMILY Convolvulus arvensis, L. White, or tinged Field Bindweed, Bell-bind, with pink Small Bindweed, Corn-bind, Hedge-bells, Cow-bind, ..."