HyperDic: periploca

English > 1 sense of the word Periploca:
NOUNplantPeriploca, genus Periplocagenus of woody vines of warm regions / regions of the Old World
English > Periploca: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninggenus of woody vines of warm regions / regions of the Old World.
Synonymgenus Periploca
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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