Convolvulaceae

plural noun Con·vol·vu·la·ce·ae \kənˌvälv(y)əˈlāsēˌē\

Definition of Convolvulaceae

  1. :  a family of twining vines, erect herbs, shrubs, or trees (order Polemoniales) comprising the morning-glory family and having alternate leaves and regular pentamerous flowers with plaited corollas

convolvulaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of convolvulaceae

New Latin, from Convolvulus, type genus + -aceae


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