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(Science: plant biology) A slender climbing organ formed by modification of a part of a plant, such as a stem, a leaf or leaflet, or a stipule.

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climber identification

... hour and I may just have found your plant. Vitaceae -- Cissus rotundifolia (aka: Arabian Wax Cissus, Peruvian grape ivy) This climber has both tendrils and round, dark-green, fleshy, serrated, alternate leaves. It also secretes sugar droplets. I'm 99% sure this is your plant. I hope this helps.

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by ivygirl_5
Thu Aug 23, 2007 3:49 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: climber identification
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... downward to within a short distance of the potting soil. The developing plants soon attached themselves to the strings with the development of tendrils. Initially, the first attachment required a slight testing around the plant. The cart was moveable and allowed for easy movement of the plants ...

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Sat Mar 25, 2006 1:10 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Marrowfat Peas
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