HyperDic: genus_periploca

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Periploca:
NOUNplantgenus Periploca, Periplocagenus of woody vines of warm regions / regions of the Old World
English > genus Periploca: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninggenus of woody vines of warm regions / regions of the Old World.
SynonymPeriploca
Member ofAsclepiadaceae, family Asclepiadaceae, milkweed familywidely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order Gentianales
Memberssilk vine, Periploca graecadeciduous climber for arches and fences having ill-scented but interesting flowers and poisonous yellow fruits
Broaderdicot genus, magnoliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Spanishgenus periploca, periploca
Catalangenus periploca, periploca

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