ivylike


ivylike
Resembling ivy.

The deeply palmately lobed, ivylike leaves are light green and have an intense, sometimes unpleasant smell.


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  • ivy — ivylike, adj. /uy vee/, n., pl. ivies, adj. n. 1. Also called English ivy. a climbing vine, Hedera helix, having smooth, shiny, evergreen leaves, small, yellowish flowers, and black berries, grown as an ornamental. 2. any of various other… …   Universalium

  • Ipomoea triloba — Taxobox name = Ipomoea triloba image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Convolvulaceae genus = Ipomoea species = I. triloba binomial = Ipomoea triloba binomial authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hartford fern — a climbing or sprawling fern, Lygodium palmatum, of the eastern U.S., having deeply lobed ivylike leaves. Also called climbing fern. [1895 1900, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • physic nut — 1. an ornamental, tropical American tree, Jatropha curcas, of the spurge family, having ivylike leaves, small, yellow or greenish yellow flowers, and olive shaped fruit yielding a purgative, poisonous oil. 2. the fruit itself. Also called… …   Universalium

  • cissoid — [sis′oid΄] n. [Gr kissoeidēs, ivylike < kissos, ivy + eidos, OID] Math. a curve converging into a pointed tip adj. designating the angle formed by the concave sides of two intersecting curves: opposed to SISTROID …   English World dictionary

  • Hartford fern — noun delicate fern of the eastern United States having a twining stem and palmately lobed sterile fronds and forked fertile fronds • Syn: ↑creeping fern, ↑Lygodium palmatum • Hypernyms: ↑climbing fern * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized H …   Useful english dictionary

  • ivy geranium — noun a commonly cultivated trailing South American plant with peltate leaves and rosy flowers • Syn: ↑ivy leaved geranium, ↑hanging geranium, ↑Pelargonium peltatum • Hypernyms: ↑geranium • Member Holonyms: ↑Pelargonium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • physic nut — noun small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities • Syn: ↑Jatropha curcus • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree •… …   Useful english dictionary


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