Definition of Balloon vine

1. Noun. Woody perennial climbing plant with large ornamental seed pods that resemble balloons; tropical India and Africa and America.

Exact synonyms: Cardiospermum Halicacabum, Heart Pea
Generic synonyms: Soapberry Vine



Definition of Balloon vine

1. Noun. A tropical perennial climbing vine, ''Cardiospermum halicacabum'', having ornamental balloon-like fruits. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balloon Vine

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Literary usage of Balloon vine

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1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"6), and in cultivation by the balloon vine (C. Halicacabum, Linn.), which is CARDIOSPERMUM is represented in Lower California by a single species (C. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The most popular is the interesting balloon-vine, which is a rapid- growing, woody perennial, behaving as an annual, curious for its inflated seed-vessels. ..."

3. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"A rapid-growing, annual climber, doing best in a warm situation; with small white flowers, and seed-vessels that look like tiny balloons. balloon vine. ..."

4. The Amateur's Practical Garden-book: Containing the Simplest Directions for by Charles Elias Hunn, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1900)
"balloon vine, or CARDIOSPERMUM. Annual tender tendril climber of very rapid growth. Seed should not be planted until the soil becomes warm. ..."

5. The Practical Garden-book: Containing the Simplest Directions for the by Charles Elias Hunn, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1900)
"balloon vine Q.^ & warm, sunny place balloon vine, or CARDIOSPERMUM. Annual tender tendril climber of very rapid growth. Seed should not be planted until ..."

6. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The most popular is the interesting balloon vine, which is a rapid-growing, tender annual, curious for its inflated seed-vessels. ..."

7. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1891)
"BALLOON-VINE.) Mostly an herbaceous climber, with alternate exstipulate twice ternate leaves, incised leaflets, axillary racemose-paniculate clusters of ..."

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