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Anredera cordifolia (Madeira vine; mignonette vine; Gulf madeiravine; heartleaf madeiravine; Anredera; Enredadera del mosquito; Filikafa; Lamb's tails; Parra de Madeira; Tapau; 'uala hupe)

Synonyms: Boussingaultia gracilis; Boussingaultia gracilis pseudobaselloides

Wikipedia Abstract

Anredera cordifolia, commonly known as the Madeira vine or mignonette vine, is a South American species of ornamental succulent vine of the family Basellaceae. The combination of fleshy leaves and thick aerial tubers makes this a very heavy vine. It smothers trees and other vegetation it grows on and can easily break branches and bring down entire trees on its own. A. cordifolia is an evergreen climber that grow from fleshy rhizomes.
View Wikipedia Record: Anredera cordifolia

Invasive Species

Anredera cordifolia, commonly known as Madeira vine is a succulent climbing vine. The combination of fleshy leaves and thick aerial tubers makes this a very heavy vine. It smothers trees and other vegetation it grows on and can easily can break branches and bring down entire trees on its own. A. cordifolia is notoriously difficult to control.
View ISSG Record: Anredera cordifolia

Attributes

Height [2]  30 feet (9 m)
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-High
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Scent [2]  The flowers are scented like mignonette;
Structure [2]  Vine
View Plants For A Future Record : Anredera cordifolia

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
El Rey National Park II 110298 Salta, Argentina
Mburucuyá National Park II   Corrientes, Argentina  
Norfolk Island National Park II 1723 Australian external territories, Australia  

Ecosystems

Distribution

Caribbean; North America; Oceania;

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Citations

Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000) 2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
Invasive Status provided by Global Invasive Species Database Downloaded on 10 May 2011.
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
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