cypress vine


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cypress vine

n.
An annual twining tropical American vine (Ipomoea quamoclit) naturalized in warm regions, having pinnately cut leaves and showy, usually scarlet flowers.

cypress vine

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(Plants) a tropical American convolvulaceous climbing plant, Ipomoea pennata, having finely divided compound leaves and scarlet or white tubular flowers

cy′press vine`


n.
a tropical American vine, Ipomoea quamoclit, of the morning glory family, having finely divided leaves and tubular scarlet flowers.
[1810–20, Amer.]
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Noun1.cypress vine - tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leavescypress vine - tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere
morning glory - any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day
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HEAT-LOVING VINES Early this month, sow seeds of cypress vine, morning glory, or snail vine.
And if you want flowers, morning glories, sweet peas, Love-in-a-puff, cup and saucer, cypress vine, hyacinth bean and Black-eyed Susan are only a few of the easy-care plants you should be considering.
Other members of the Ipomoea family produce flowers, including Morning Glory, Moonflowers, Blue Dawn and Cypress Vine.