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Woodbine

maiden vine (GB)
German name for the vine genus 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 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.

Parthenocissus vitacae and Parthenocissus tricuspidata

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