(Wall) Planch. 1811
Parthenocissus semicordata (Wall) Planch. 1811 (synonym: P. himalayana) is a creeper related to the grapevine family. It is a native plant of the Himalaya. Its name is derived from Latin 'corda' meaning heart.
Parthenocissus semicordata can grow in pots or on slopes. It is propagated from seeds or cuttings.
Parthenocissus semicordata is a vigorous climber. It has trifoliate leaves. Like most of the species of Parthenocissus it uses suction cups to hold itself to walls or trees. It has small fruit which look like grapes and are dark blue, almost black when ripe.
- Flora of China 12: 173-7, 2007  (retrieved on 20-9-2010)
- Asianflora.com (Parthenocissus-himalayana)  (retrieved on 27-09-2010)
|This Vitaceae-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|