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Synonym (also Mauerrebe, Mauerwein) for Parthenocissus; look there.

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 grapevine family (Vitaceae) - as well as Vitis, to which the cultivated vines counting. With the exception of the Vitis, all other genera are colloquially referred to as "Wild Wine". However, this may not be with the Wild vines, the wild form of cultivated vines are equated. Mostly zwittrigen Flowers may mature into dark blue or black solitary rather inedible berries.

Parthenocissus vitacae and Parthenocissus tricuspidata

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