Convolvulus

Con*vol"vu*lus

(kn*vl"v*ls), n.;
pl. L.Convolvuli (#), E. Convoluluses (#).
[L., bindweed, fr. convolvere to roll around. So named from its twining stems.] (Bot.) A large genus of plants having monopetalous flowers, including the common bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis), and formerly the morning-glory, but this is now transferred to the genus Ipoma.
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The luster of the long convolvuluses
That coiled around the stately stems.
Tennyson.
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