monastery bells

monastery bells
Cobaea Co*bae"a, Cobaea Co*b[ae]"a(k[-o]*b[=e]"[.a]), prop. n. [Named after D. Cobo, a Spanish botanist.] A genus of climbing plants, native of Mexico and South America. {Cobaea scandens} (called {cup-and-saucer vine}, {monastery bells}, or {Mexican ivy}) is a conservatory climber with large bell-shaped flowers. [1913 Webster]

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