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.

Exact synonyms: Scammony
Generic synonyms: Convolvulus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convolvulus Scammonia

Contopus virens
Contra
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Conté
Conuropsis
Conuropsis carolinensis
Convallaria majalis
Convallariaceae
Conventional Transmission Electron Microscopy
Conventionsthaler
Conventionsthalers
Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction
Converso
Convolvulaceae
Convolvulus arvensis
Convolvulus scammonia (current term)
Convolvulus sepium
Conway
Conwy
Conyza
Conyza canadensis
Cook
Cook's tour
Cook's tours
Cook Islander
Cook Islanders
Cook Islands
Cook Islands Maori
Cook Strait
Cooke

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 ..."

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