from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In zoology, a name of various genera.
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Stevenson says that P. leptopus is a remarkable species, that it is distinguished from P. involutus by having the gills simple at the base, not united by interlacing or transverse veins (anastomosing).
A lovely creeper (Antigonon leptopus), with festoons of pink and rose-coloured flowers, adorns some of the gardens.
Antigonon leptopus, with festoons of pink and rose-coloured flowers.
Coral vine -- Antigonon leptopus -- grows quickly, using its tendrils to reach 30 or 40 feet.