Convolvulaceous vs Jalap - What's the difference?

convolvulaceous | jalap |


As an adjective convolvulaceous

is (botany) of, pertaining to, or resembling the family of plants of which the bindweed and morning glory are common examples.

As a noun jalap is

a cathartic drug consisting of the tuberous roots of ipomoea purga , a convolvulaceous plant found in mexico.

convolvulaceous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (botany) Of, pertaining to, or resembling the family of plants of which the bindweed and morning glory are common examples.
  • (Webster 1913)

    jalap

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia jalap)
  • A cathartic drug consisting of the tuberous roots of Ipomoea purga , a convolvulaceous plant found in Mexico.
  • Derived terms

    * false jalap