family Convolvulaceae

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Related to family Convolvulaceae: genus Ipomoea
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Convolvulaceae - morning glory; bindweed; sweet potato; plants having trumpet-shaped flowers and a climbing or twining habit
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
genus Convolvulus - genus of mostly climbing or scrambling herbs and shrubs: bindweed
bindweed - any of several vines of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia having a twining habit
Argyreia, genus Argyreia - woody climbers of tropical Asia to Australia
Calystegia, genus Calystegia - climbing or scrambling herbs: bindweed
Cuscuta, genus Cuscuta - genus of twining leafless parasitic herbs lacking chlorophyll: dodder
genus Dichondra - genus of chiefly tropical prostrate perennial herbs with creeping stems that root at the nodes
genus Ipomoea, Ipomoea - morning glory
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References in periodicals archive ?
Convolvulus is the largest genus of family Convolvulaceae; it contains 250 species present as herbs, trees, or shrubs [15].
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. It has been studied widely due to its ecological importance for soil and sand binding and preventing soil erosion and protecting sand dunes of beaches against storms, tidal and wave actions (Devall et al.