Definition of Cinnamon vine
1. Noun. Hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers.
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Literary usage of Cinnamon vine
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The plant bears little tubers in the If.-axils, and these are usually planted to produce the cinnamon vine; but it is not until the second year that plants ..."
2. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"Fruit.—A three-winged Capsule; Seeds winged. cinnamon vine. ... The cinnamon vine obtains its name from the fragrance of its flowers, which appear on ..."
3. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1903)
"The name "cinnamon vine" is rather elastic, as it includes many tropical and sub.tropical ... is generally referred to as cinnamon vine on account of the ..."
4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The plant bears little tubers in the leaf-axils, and these are usually planted to produce the cinnamon vine; but it is not until the second year that plants ..."
5. The Beginner's Garden Book: A Textbook for the Upper Grammar Grades by Allen French (1922)
"Other vines of this class are the cinnamon vine, a twiner that makes a rather thin foliage, and the Madeira vine, another twiner, whose flowers resemble the ..."
6. Science of Home and Community: A Text-book in General Science by Gilbert Haven Trafton (1919)
"The more common kinds of summer bulbs are gladiolus, cinnamon vine, dahlia, and tuberose. ... The cinnamon vine is valued for the rapidity of its growth, ..."