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(ˌɪpəˈmɪə; ˌaɪ-)
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]
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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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There are a host of annual climbers, some hardy - sweet peas are perhaps the most widely grown example - and others half-hardy annuals such as ipomoea, the morning glories, with big trumpet flowers in sky blue, deep purple or crimson.
Ipomoea alba, the aptly named moonflower, is fragrant and will open by night and close up by midday - great for planting around patios and up a trellis.
Jonathan Wendel provided guidance with taxonomic aspects pertinent to Ipomoea and Gossypium, respectively.
A few examples of such plants are Thlaspi caerulescens for removal of zinc and cadmium, Berkheya coddii for removal of nickel, Asparagus racemosus for removal of selenium, Iberis intermedia for removal of thallium, Ipomoea alpina for removal of copper, Haumanistrum robertii for removal of cobalt and Pteris vitata for removal of arsenic [1].
1990), found 4 instars for Rhyssomatus tomentosus Fiedler, when the insect was reared on fruit of ipomoea purpurea (L.
The aim of the present study was to analyse reports published on a recreational web site by Polish drug users who ingested seeds of plants belonging to the Convolvulaceae family (Argyreia nervosa and various Ipomoea species) and to compare them with available medical case reports.
12] Oduro I, Ellis W and D Owusu Nutritional potential of two leafy vegetables: Moringa oleifera and Ipomoea batatas leaves.
Four sweet potato cultivars from Embrapa Hortalicas ('Princesa', 'Brazlandia Roxa', 'Brazlandia Branca' and 'Brazlandia Rosada') and one accession of Ipomoea pes-caprae were included in this study, resulting in a total of 82 accessions (Table 1).
Table 3 shows that plants like Andrographis paniculata, Justicia adhatoda, Ipomoea mauritiana, Centella asiatica, Alstonia scholaris, Ocimum gratissimum, Mikania cordata and Mucuna pruriens have been studied in greater details and the findings are well in agreement with their folk medicinal uses in the two villages of Gaurnadi Upazila.
A milky sap-like fluid that dries to a brittle solid, natural latex, which contains an oily chemical called isoprene, was blended with juice from the morning glory species Ipomoea alba.
Broad, clean and well-maintained roads, smooth traffic, roadsides lined with palm trees and colourful pink, white and red ipomoea flowers caught my attention.
Eichhornia crassipes, Jussieua repens, Pistia stratiotes, Ipomoea aquatica, and Cyperus rotundus) were used as nesting materials.