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  • n. Plural form of pipevine.


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  • The intricate relationship between flowering plants and insects plays out in a couple of interesting ways among the pipevines.

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  • Asian pipevines, notably A. fangchi, are still used in traditional Chinese medicine, but are best avoided.

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  • All pipevines have eccentric flowers, but some are truly bizarre.

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  • The trade-off is that each capsule contains hundreds of seeds and that pipevines are long-lived plants.

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  • On a sunnier day we might have seen other swallowtails - probably giants, possibly pipevines, perhaps Tiger swallowtails, which I have seen at the Arboretum on other occasions.

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