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moonflower:

see morning glorymorning glory,
common name for members of the Convolvulaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and small trees (many of them climbing forms) inhabiting warm regions, especially the tropics of America and Asia. The family is characterized by milky sap.
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In "The Moon-Flower" the quicksilver Mercurius at the initial phase of transmutation is represented by the gnome, a very earthly symbol of the self.
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