Ipomoea


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ipomoea

(ˌɪpəˈmɪə; ˌaɪ-)
n
1. (Plants) any tropical or subtropical convolvulaceous plant of the genus Ipomoea, such as the morning-glory, sweet potato, and jalap, having trumpet-shaped flowers
2. (Pharmacology) the dried root of a Mexican species, I. orizabensis, which yields a cathartic resin
[C18: New Latin, from Greek ips worm + homoios like]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ipomoea - morning gloryIpomoea - morning glory        
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Convolvulaceae, family Convolvulaceae, morning-glory family - morning glory; bindweed; sweet potato; plants having trumpet-shaped flowers and a climbing or twining habit
morning glory - any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day
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Spanish flag, or Ipomoea lobata, will bring some sunshine to the garden with its spectacular flowers, which start flame-red at the tip and fade to cream.
The most species-rich genera overall were Dioscorea (ten species), Ipomoea, Heteropterys, and Serjania (five each); Dioscorea and Serjania were present in both vegetation types, while Heteropterys and Ipomoea were present only in SDF (Table 1).
Eficacia de herbicidas em diferentes quantidades de palha de cana-de-acucar no controle de Ipomoea grandifolia.
Ipomoea pes-caprae or goat's foot (named after its bi-lobed leaf structure) or beach morning glory, is a pantropical, perennial, coastal sand dune plant and belongs to the family Convolvulaceae.
Annual climbers like the exotic Cobaea scandens, the cup and saucer plant, and the fabulous blue trumpets of morning glory, Ipomoea tricolor "Heavenly Blue", planted in pots and grown up a tripod of bamboo canes, can be popped into any gaps that appear in borders.
The cheery Nasturtium will brighten any garden Sweet peas bring colour and scent Trumpeting the approach of summer with Ipomoea Heavenly Blue THE weather has taken a longawaited turn for the better and, oh how our plants are going to love that
Sweet peas bring colour and scent The cheery Nasturtium will brighten any garden Trumpeting the approach of summer with Ipomoea Heavenly Blue HE weather has taken a long-awaited turn for the better and, oh how our plants are going to love that
Sweet potato, botanically known as Ipomoea batatas is a dicotyledonous, tuberous root crop that is grown extensively in the humid tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions of the world [1,2].