Botanical name (parthenos = virgin, kissos = ivy) of the deciduous, liana-like climbing plant with the German names Jungfernrebe, Mauerkatze, Mauerwein, Veitschi or Zaunrebe. It is one of the 12 genera within the vine family (Vitaceae) - just like Vitis, to which the cultivated vines counting. With the exception of the Vitis, all other genera are colloquially referred to as " Wild Wine " designated. However, this must not be done with the Wild vines, the wild form of the cultivated vines. Mostly zwittrigen Flowers can ripen to dark blue or black, inedible, rather inedible berries.
There are 13 species that are native to the forests of Asia and North America. These include Parthenocissus heptaphylla (Texas and Mexico), Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Eastern North America), Parthenocissus chinensis, Parthenocissus dalzielii, Parthenocissus laetevirens, Parthenocissus suberosa, Parthenocissus thomsonii, Parthenocissus tricusususi (China undid (Koreao) undid (China undus) vitus undi (China undus (vitus undid)) (China undusicuspidata) (China undusicuspidata) northern North America). The specialty is the shoot tendrils at the end, which are converted into disc-shaped adhesive organs. With the help of these adhesive shells, they usually climb a lot frost hard Plant trees and walls up to 20 meters high and do not need any climbing aids. Because of their decorative, brightly colored leaves, they are often used as ornamental vines used for greening house walls or fences, which is why they are also called "architect's consolation". See also under Vines systematics,