bindweed

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bindweed

Herbal medicine
A perennial vine widely distributed thoughout temperate Northern and Southern Hemisphere; it has been used as a laxative and as a folk remedy for jaundice and gallbladder disease, which increases bile flow.
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Such a possibility is supported by the information that druids fantasy may contain morning glory/Ipomoea convolvulaceae, Argyreia nervosa, Acorus calamus ("sweet flag", "calamus"), Siberian ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus), and Piper methysticum ("kava", kava-kava") (Dennehy, Tsourounis & Miller 2005; http://www.
Diversidade palinologica das Convolvulaceae do Parque Nacional do Catimbau, Buique, PE, Brasil.
1 2 Columelliaceae Desfontainia 0 1 0 0 Convolvulaceae Ipomea Solanales D 1 0 1 Comaceae Cornus Comales D 0 0 F Cyril laceae Cyril la Ericales 0 ?
Monosymmetry is rare in Convolvulaceae, most pronounced in Ipomoea lobata, with the corolla, androecium, and gynoecium bent, and Humbertia, with the androecium and gynoecium bent (Deroin, 1992).
Contribution a la morphologie comparee de la fleur et du fruit des Convolvulaceae.
Ten species representing 5 families (Boraginaceae, Convolvulaceae, Ehretiaceae, Nolanaceae, Polemoniaceae) that are very closely related phyllogenetically to the Solanaceae and in the same order Polemoniales (Heywood 1993) were included.
Eight species representing 3 families (Boraginaceae, Convolvulaceae, Polemoniaceae) related phyllogenetically very closely to the Solanaceae, in the same order Polemoniales (according to Heywood 1993), or in the Solanales (based on the most recent classification made by Chase 2003) were also included.