Definition of Ipomoea

1. Noun. Morning glory.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ipomoea
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Convolvulaceae, Family Convolvulaceae, Morning-glory Family
Member holonyms: Morning Glory



Definition of Ipomoea

1. Noun. (botany) Any of the genus ''Ipomoea'' of twining plants with showy monopetalous flowers, including the morning glory, the sweet potato, and the cypress vine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ipomoea

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ipomoea

1. A genus of twining plants with showy monopetalous flowers, including the morning-glory, the sweet potato, and the cypress vine. Origin: NL. "Named, according to Linnaeus, from Gr. 'ips, 'ipos, a bindweed [which it is not. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ipomoea

ipe
ipecac
ipecac (syrup)
ipecac syrup
ipecacs
ipecacuanha
ipecacuanhas
ipes
ipi
ipilimumab
ipocras
ipodate
ipodate sodium
ipomea
ipomea resin
ipomoea (current term)
ipomoeas
ipomoeic
ippon
ippons
ipratropium
ipratropium bromide
iprindole
iproclozid
iproclozide
iprodione
iproheptine
iproniazid
iproniazide
iproniazids

Literary usage of Ipomoea

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

1. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany edited by Amos Arthur Heller, Patrick Beveridge Kennedy (1909)
"The specimens referred to by the writer as ipomoea hirti flora Mart. & Gal. and later described under that name, apparently do not belong to that species. ..."

2. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1899)
"ipomoea batatas, Lam. Sugar loaf Key, P 73. 870. ipomoea pandurata, Mey. Jefferson county, H 1315; Alachua county, H 1314; Lake City, R 506 in part, ..."

3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"(77, 223). ipomoea CATHARTICA Poir. Nassau, Jan. (220). Determined by Dr. Britton at Kew. ipomoea ... No. 394 has the leaves deeply cordate at base. ipomoea ..."

4. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany edited by Amos Arthur Heller, Patrick Beveridge Kennedy (1909)
"The specimens referred to by the writer as ipomoea hirti flora Mart. & Gal. and later described under that name, apparently do not belong to that species. ..."

5. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1899)
"ipomoea batatas, Lam. Sugar loaf Key, P 73. 870. ipomoea pandurata, Mey. Jefferson county, H 1315; Alachua county, H 1314; Lake City, R 506 in part, ..."

6. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"(77, 223). ipomoea CATHARTICA Poir. Nassau, Jan. (220). Determined by Dr. Britton at Kew. ipomoea ... No. 394 has the leaves deeply cordate at base. ipomoea ..."

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