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Family: VITACEAE 

 Cissus sicyoides
 


Photo by Soumen Aditya

  
Author:  Carl Linnaeus, 1759
Family:  Vitaceae
Habitat:  Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, USA, Venezuela
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  15 Centimetres
Height:  6-10 Metres
Flower:  Greenish White/White/Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Princess Vine, Millionaire Vine, Curtain Ivy
Synonyms:  Vitis vitiginea, W.Theob. var. sicyodes Kuntze 1891. Cissus canescens Lam. 1792. Cissus compressicaulis Ruiz & Pav. 1798. Cissus umbrosa Kunth 1822. Cissus elliptica Schltdl. & Cham. 1830. Cissus obtusata Benth.1844. Irsiola sicyoides Raf. 1838. Vitis sicyoides Morales 1866. Cissus brevipes C.V. Morton & Standl.1937. Cissus verticillata Nicolson & C.E. Jarvis 1984


The flowers and an immature fruit.

   This member of the Vitaceae family was given this name by Carl Linnaeus in 1759. It is found in Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, USA and Venezuela, growing in a well drained soil with quite some water and soem to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the vines can reach six to ten metres in length. The flowers are from white over greenish to yellow.