Clitoria mariana


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Noun1.Clitoria mariana - large-flowered wild twining vine of southeastern and central United States having pale blue flowers
Clitoria, genus Clitoria - genus of tropical shrubs or vines having pinnate leaves and large axillary flowers
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Linnaeus noted similarities between plant parts and human anatomy when he named the pink-flowered butterfly pea Clitoria mariana and a stinkhorn species Phallus.