Parthenocissus semicordata

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Parthenocissus semicordata
Parthenocissus semicordata1.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Vitales
Family: Vitaceae
Genus: Parthenocissus
Species:
P. semicordata
Binomial name
Parthenocissus semicordata
(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.[1] Its name is derived from Latin 'corda' meaning heart.

Growth[edit]

Parthenocissus semicordata can grow in pots or on slopes. It is propagated from seeds or cuttings.

Characteristics[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flora of China 12: 173-7, 2007 [1] (retrieved on 20-9-2010)
De contour van de P. semicordata

External links[edit]

  • Asianflora.com (Parthenocissus-himalayana) [2] (retrieved on 27-09-2010)