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kangaroo wine

kangourou vin (F)
kangaroo wine (GB)

Popular name (also Kangaroo Klimme) for the climbing plant "Cissus antarctica", the south Australia native to Queensland and New South Wales. The climbing climber grows up to 15 meters high into the crowns of the rainforest trees and then hangs down like a liana. She belongs to the family of Vitaceae (see Vines systematics ) and is one of the species of Wild Wine, Not hardy Plant is in Europe due to its decorative, bright green leaves with sawn edges very popular and is called Zierrebe or used as a houseplant. From the light green, arranged in umbels flowers develop fleshy, blue-black berries, which are rather inedible. Nevertheless, it soon became a " red wine "Won.

Kangaroo wine (Cissus antarctica) - berries and leaves

Picture left: By MargaretRDonald - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 , Link
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