Definition of Periploca

1. Noun. Genus of woody vines of warm regions of the Old World.

Exact synonyms: Genus Periploca
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Asclepiadaceae, Family Asclepiadaceae, Milkweed Family
Member holonyms: Periploca Graeca, Silk Vine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Periploca

Peridiniidae
Peridinium
Perilla frutescens crispa
Periodontal Disease Index
Perioikoi
Perioikos
Periophthalmus
Peripatetic
Peripatetick
Peripatetics
Peripatidae
Peripatopsidae
Peripatopsis
Periplaneta americana
Periplaneta australasiae
Periploca
Periploca graeca
Perisoreus
Perisoreus canadensis
Perisoreus canadensis capitalis
Peristediinae
Peristedion
Peristedion miniatum
Peritrate
Peritrichida
Perkinism
Perkins
Perkinsian
Perl
Perlia

Literary usage of Periploca

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Leaves orate, pilose. Racemi dichotomous. Lour, i. 208. 226. periploca. Corolla rotate. ... than to periploca. ..."

2. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1869)
"periploca.—A very Fig. y).—Large Flowered Tecoma. hardy climber of strong growth, desirable for its dark rich foliage, rather than for its flowers ..."

3. An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"Twining shrubs j natives of South Europe and Asia. GENUS I. PERI'PLOCA L. THE periploca. Lin. Syst. ..."

4. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"periploca with oblong Leaves. ... Infl. RH American Climbing Dogs-bane, with a prickly Fruit. 6. periploca ... periploca Americana repent ..."

5. A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening: With a View to by Andrew Jackson Downing (1852)
"The connoisseur in vines will not forget the curious periploca, which grows very rapidly to the height of 40 or 50 feet, and bears numerous branches of very ..."

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