Cissus sicyoides

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Basic information

Flower Name
Cissus sicyoides
Formal Name
Cissus sicyoides
Alias
Princess vine, Cissus sicyoides
Habitat
Tropical America
Morph
Woody Evergreen vine

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What is Cissus sicyoides

Cissus sicyoides or Princess vine (Scientific name: Cissus sicyoides) is an evergreen vineyard of the family Vitaceae that inhabits the rainforests of Tropical America. In a tropical rain-forest, it entangled with other trees and drips a long and thin air rope like a red string from the axil of the thick vine. Leaves are oval and there is no serrated teeth, it comes with the birth. Pick up the divergent inflorescences and bloom 4 annual flowers of light yellow to yellow green annually. In Japan, you can see it in the greenhouse of the botanical garden. A fruit with a dark blue spherical shape will be formed after the flower. In Brazil, it is a medicinal plant used for the treatment of epilepsy, stroke, abscess, diabetes.

Common name: Cissus sicyoides、Scientific name: Cissus sicyoides、Also known as: Princess vine, Insulina、Origin: tropical America: Rainforest, Living type: evergreen woody liana, Leaf shape: oval, Leaf edge: entire, Leaf arrangement: opposite, Inflorescence: cymes, flower color: yellow, flowering : whole year, Number of petals: 4, number of stamens: 4, number of pistil: 1, fruit diameter: 1 cm, fruit color: dark blue, fruit shape: spherical, Uses: medicinal plants, ornamental plants.

Detailed information

Order
Vitales
Family
Vitaceae
Genus
Cissus
Species
C.sicyoides
Flower language
How is this Cup? ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Cream
Season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Height
1000 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.5

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