Definition of Common ivy

1. Noun. Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits.

Exact synonyms: English Ivy, Hedera Helix, Ivy
Group relationships: Genus Hedera, Hedera
Generic synonyms: Vine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Ivy

common hop
common hops
common horehound
common hornbeam
common hornbeams
common horsetail
common horsetails
common hyacinth
common iguana
common iliac artery
common iliac lymph nodes
common iliac vein
common intermediate
common interosseous artery
common ion effect
common ivy (current term)
common jasmine
common juniper
common kestrel
common kestrels
common kingsnake
common knowledge
common laburnum
common lady's-slipper
common land
common lavender
common lavenders
common law
common lettuce
common lilac

Literary usage of Common ivy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"It differs from the common ivy in its yellow fruit, and in being of more ... The common ivy is a rooting climber : but, when these roots are opposed by a ..."

2. On Planting and Rural Ornament: A Practical Treatise by Mr Marshall, Marshall (William) (1803)
"The Gold-striped Ivy is the common ivy with yellow blotched leaves; though it is observable, that this sort has very little inclination ta trail along the ..."

3. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"Floral leaves subcordate ; those of the creeping branches 5-lobed and larger than those of the common ivy. Fruit ? red, or black. Canary Islands. ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"... at the It differs from the common ivy in its yellow fruit, and in being of base; and in the pedicels being scaly. Hort. Society's Garden. ..."

5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"The Tree Ivy is best for this, but the common Ivy, if planted as an edging in ... The common Ivy, of which the Irish form is a variety, is a plant of wide ..."

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