Definition of Family convolvulaceae
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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Convolvulaceae
Literary usage of Family convolvulaceae
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"... more than double their length, much surpassing the stigma. Missouri and Arkansas to Georgia. May-June. Family. CONVOLVULACEAE Vent. Tabl. 2: 394. 1799. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family convolvulaceae. Morning-glory Family. Contains about 40 genera and nearly 1000 species, of wide distribution. They are herbs or vines, rarely shrubs ..."
3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"Mostly herbs, rarely shrubs and trees. Fifteen families in the eastern United States. The morning-glory family (Convolvulaceae) includes the ..."