convolvulaceae


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Convolvulaceae

[kən‚väl·və′lās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A large family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Polemoniales characterized by internal phloem, the presence of chlorophyll, two ovules per carpel, and plicate cotyledons.
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bindweed

Includes Morning Glory. Aggressive vine with funnel-shaped flowers with 5 fused petals. Roots and young shoots used medicinally on some types as survival food and purgative, (causing the body to purge itself), but flowers overall not recommended for consumption because of hallucinogenic compounds. Be careful with these. Some are toxic, some aren’t. Too many for this book too explain. Do research.
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Morning glory is a common name for over 1,000 species of flowering plants in the family Convolvulaceae, whereas Heavenly Blue is the name of a cultivar (the term cultivar means an assemblage of plants selected for a particular character; Brickell et al.
En varios generos de la familia Convolvulaceae, donde Ipomoea es uno de los mas grandes, se han descubierto sintesis bioquimicas exclusivas como la produccion, y posterior acumulacion de alcaloides ergolinicos, de naturaleza similar a los producidos por el ergot del centeno (Claviceps purpurea), considerados toxicos para el ser humano.
Potatoes come from the Solanaceae family and sweet potatoes belong to the Convolvulaceae family, which is a group of plants that have trumpet-shaped flowers.
Par contre, d'autres familles botaniques sont completement delaissees, comme les Capparidaceae, les Convolvulaceae, les Mimosaceae ou les Cucurbitaceae.
8 % de las frecuencias observadas, principalmente de las familias Leguminosae, Moraceae, Orchidaceae y Convolvulaceae (Tabla 1).
Por sua vez, pólen herbáceo aumenta para 25,5-59,5% e é representado pelas espécies de Apiaceae, Asteraceae, Brassicaceae, Convolvulaceae, Lamiaceae, Poaceae e Polygonaceae.
citrella, entretanto outras especies de lepidopteros da mesma familia foram registradas associadas a plantas de Asteraceae, Convolvulaceae, Fabaceae, Malvaceae e
Benghal wandering Jew Convolvulaceae Convolvulus arvensis L.
Important families: Polemoniaceae, Solanaceae, Convolvulaceae.
This family is often included as a subfamily of Convolvulaceae, but differs in its parasitic life-form (Kuijt 1969).