Definition of Parthenocissus
1. Noun. Woody vines having disklike tips on the tendrils.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Vitaceae, Grapevine Family, Vitaceae, Vitidaceae
Member holonyms: Boston Ivy, Japanese Ivy, Parthenocissus Tricuspidata, American Ivy, Parthenocissus Quinquefolia, Virginia Creeper, Woodbine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parthenocissus
Literary usage of Parthenocissus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"borea (Cissus bipinnata], the Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), the poison ivy (Rims radicans] and the wild muscadine (Vitis rotundifolia). ..."
2. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"Calyx slightly 5-toothed. Petals concave, thick and expanding before they fall. Berry 2-3-seeded, not edible. 1. Parthenocissus ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"About 10 species, natives of eastern North America and Asia. Besides the following, another occurs in Texas. i. Parthenocissus ..."