twining

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twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds American bittersweet , bittersweet , Celastrus scandens , climbing bittersweet , false bittersweet , shrubby bittersweet , staff vine , waxwork
very small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia: hog peanut Amphicarpa , Amphicarpaea , genus Amphicarpa , genus Amphicarpaea
twining perennial North American plants Apios , genus Apios
robust twining shrub having racemes of fragrant white or pink flowers with flat spreading terminal petals that trap nocturnal moths and hold them until dawn Araujia sericofera , cruel plant
fragile twining plant of South Africa with bright green flattened stems and glossy foliage popular as a floral decoration Asparagus asparagoides , smilax
any of several vines of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia having a twining habit bindweed
stem, climbing and twining bine
European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America bine , common hop , common hops , European hop , Humulus lupulus
common European twining vine with tuberous roots and cordate leaves and red berries black bindweed , black bryony , Tamus communis
perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus D bonavist , Dolichos lablab , Egyptian bean , hyacinth bean , Indian bean , Lablab purpureus
much-branched leafless twining South African herb cultivated as an ornamental for its bright green stems growing from large aboveground bulbs Bowiea volubilis , climbing onion
small genus of tropical African perennial bulbous herbs with deciduous twining stems; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae Bowiea , genus Bowiea
large-flowered weakly twining or prostrate vine of New Jersey to tropical eastern North America, sometimes cultivated for its purple and white flowers butterfly pea , Centrosema virginianum
large-flowered wild twining vine of southeastern and central United States having pale blue flowers butterfly pea , Clitoria mariana
twining tropical Old World plant bearing long pods usually with red or brown beans; long cultivated in Orient for food Canavalia gladiata , sword bean
two genera of erect or twining herbs that are pollinated by the wind, including the genera Cannabis and Humulus; term not used in all classifications; in some the genus Cannabis is placed in the family Moraceae and the genus Humulus in the family Urticace Cannabidaceae , family Cannabidaceae , hemp family
twining perennial vine having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers; western China to Russia China fleece vine , Polygonum aubertii , Russian vine , silver lace vine
genus of Australian twining vines and small shrubs: flame peas Chorizema , genus Chorizema
common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods common bean , common bean plant , Phaseolus vulgaris
morning glory; bindweed; sweet potato; plants having trumpet-shaped flowers and a climbing or twining habit Convolvulaceae , family Convolvulaceae , morning-glory family
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