cup-and-saucer vine

[kuhp-uh n-saw-ser]

noun

a woody, Mexican vine, Cobaea scandens, of the phlox family, having bell-shaped, violet-colored or greenish-purple flowers with an inflated, leaflike calyx and long, curved stamens.

Also called cup-and-saucer plant, Mexican ivy.
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