Quamoclit
Quamoclit Quam"o*clit, n. [Gr. ? a bean + ? to bend, to slope.] (Bot.) Formerly, a genus of plants including the cypress vine ({Quamoclit vulgaris}, now called {Ipom[oe]a Quamoclit}). The genus is now merged in Ipom[oe]a. [1913 Webster]

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  • Quamoclit — (Q. Mönch.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Convolvulaceae Convolvuleae, 5. Kl., 1. Ordn. L., sonst zu Ipomoea gerechnet; Arten: Q. vulgaris (Ipomoea q.), windend, mit federartig zertheilten Blättern, scharlachrothen Blüthen, zierliches… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • quamoclit — (koua mo kli) s. m. Genre de la famille des convolvulacées, dont l espèce type, ipomoea quamoclit, L., se cultive comme plante d ornement …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • quamoclit — ˈkwaməˌklit noun Etymology: New Latin, perhaps alteration of Nahuatl cuauh mochitl camachile 1. capitalized : a small genus of twining vines (family Convolvulaceae) of warm regions distinguished from Ipomoea by the salverform corolla and exserted …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quamoclit — Quamoclịt   [aus einer Indianersprache Mexikos], Sternwinde …   Universal-Lexikon

  • quamoclit — quam·o·clit …   English syllables

  • Quamoclit vulgaris — Quamoclit Quam o*clit, n. [Gr. ? a bean + ? to bend, to slope.] (Bot.) Formerly, a genus of plants including the cypress vine ({Quamoclit vulgaris}, now called {Ipom[oe]a Quamoclit}). The genus is now merged in Ipom[oe]a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quamoclit vulgaris — Cypress Cy press (s? pr?s), n.; pl. {Cypresses} ( ?z). [OE. cipres, cipresse, OF. cipres, F. cypr?s, L. cupressus, cyparissus (cf. the usual Lat. form cupressus), fr. Gr. ????, perh. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. g?pher, Gen. vi. 14.] (Bot) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quamoclit pennata — noun tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere • Syn: ↑cypress vine, ↑star glory, ↑Indian pink, ↑Ipomoea quamoclit • Hypernyms: ↑morning glory …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quamoclit quamoclit (L.) Britton — Symbol IPQU Synonym Symbol QUQU Botanical Family Convolvulaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quamoclit quamoclit (L.) Britton — Symbol IPQU Synonym Symbol QUQU Botanical Family Convolvulaceae …   Scientific plant list

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