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Some of the branches will get swollen, and the "bulbs" will grow, when placed on wet soil.

The "eye" forms the root, don't do as I, but stick it in the soil! It actually formed a root under ground as well.

Author: Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, 1824
Origin:  Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  20 Centimetres
Height:  5 Meters
Flower:  Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Cissus tiliacea, Kunth, 1822.
Vitis tuberosa,
Helmsley, 1879.

Cissus arsenii,
Cissus brevicaulis,
Cissus pallidiflora,
Cissus sicyoides f. tiliacea,
Cissus sinaloae,
Cissus subtruncata,
Vitis tiliacea,

Described by
Augustin Pyramus de Candolle in 1824. This Vitaceae originates from Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua, where it lives among the rocks. A bit of water and some sun, and the small green flowers will appear. It can be reproduced both by "air-bulbs" cuttings and seeds. The caudex will grow to 20 centimetres in diameter, and several meters long, lying on the ground. The vines will reach for up to five meters.

It might have been described by Knuth as Cissus tiliacea in 1821, but is considered to be the same species, and the well-known name tuberosa remains.

The generic name is derived from the Greek word κισσος kissos, meaning 'ivy'. The species name means 'a bulbous plant'.

Also classicified as Ampelidaceae.

The flower by Bruce Brethauer,