Parthenocissus love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of woody vines having disklike tips on the tendrils.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of about 10 species of woody climbing vines, closely related to Ampelopsis and belonging to the grape family.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. woody vines having disklike tips on the tendrils

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Examples

  • On the left is a poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) with its characteristics 3 leaves, in the center and to the right is a Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) with its characteristics 5-leaflet leaves and covering the ground is the English ivy (Hedera helix).

    3 ivies together: poison ivy, Virginia creeper, English ivy

  • Still out front and walking over to the northeast corner, where the stand of tall Loblolly Pines, Pinus taeda hold court, a Viginia Creeper vine, Parthenocissus quinquefolia shows its fall splendor.

    Fall Foliage Garden Tour And Muse Day « Fairegarden

  • Vine Parthenocissus himalayana and clematis Clematis montana are also common and other low altitude trees include maple Acer campbellii and whitebeam Sorbus cuspidata.

    Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal

  • (Parthenocissus cuspidata) trips the light fantastic on the meringue into the basic Hollandaise for a sensuously pale yellow, fluffy concoction that's fun to eat.

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