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Ipomoea

(ī-pō-mē'ă),
A plant genus of the family Convolvulaceae including the morning glory.
[L. ipomea]

Ipo·moe·a

(ī'pō-mē'ă)
A plant genus of the family Convolvulaceae.
[L. ipomea]

Ipomoea

widespread genus of poisonous vines of the family Convolvulaceae; may contain various toxins including the indole alkaloid lysergic acid, furanoterpenes, indolizidine alkaloids (swainsonine). Includes I. asarifolia (salsa), I. batatas (commercial sweet potato) if infested with fungi Fusarium solani, I. sp. aff. calobra (weir vine), I. carnea, I. fistulosa (canudo), I. muelleri (native morning glory), I. plebeia (bell-vine), I. purpurea (purple-flowered morning glory).