Cayratia trifolia

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Cayratia trifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Vitales
Family: Vitaceae
Genus: Cayratia
Species: C. trifolia
Binomial name
Cayratia trifolia
(L.) Domin
  • Vitis trifolia L.

Cayratia trifolia is a species of liana plant native to Australia and Asia. It has black-colored berries, and its leaves contain several flavonoids, such as cyanidin and delphinidin. Hydrocyanic acid is present in the stem, leaves and roots.


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