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 for Convolvulus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Convolvulus \Con*vol"vu*lus\ (k[o^]n*v[o^]l"v[-u]*l[u^]s), 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 Ipom[ae]a.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The luster of the long convolvuluses
           That coiled around the stately stems.    --Tennyson.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  convolvulus
      n 1: any of numerous plants of the genus Convolvulus

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