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Definition of the noun Cissus

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Cissus is a genus of Vitaceae.

Cissus is a genus of Vitaceae.

Place

Cissus or Kissos, was a town and mountain of Amphaxitis, Macedon, not far from Rhaecelus, which appears to have been the name of the promontory where Aeneas legendarily founded his city. Cissus, along with Aeneia and Chalastra, contributed to the aggrandizement of Thessalonica. Cissus was the birthplace of Cisseus, a Thracian chief mentioned by Homer.

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Phrases with Cissus

  1. Cissus Sue
  2. Cissus Beya
  3. Cissus Neei
  4. Cissus Uter
  5. Cissus Acida
  6. Cissus Acris
  7. Cissus Alata
  8. Cissus Cabui
  9. Cissus Darik
  10. Cissus Dubia
  11. Cissus erosa
  12. Cissus Lelyi
  13. Cissus Opaca
  14. Cissus Ovata
  15. Cissus Rivae
  16. Cissus Rosea
  17. Cissus Adamii
  18. Cissus Adnata
  19. Cissus Albida
  20. genus Cissus

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Google previewTaming the Wild Grape (2015)

Botany and Horticulture in the Vitaceae by Jean Gerrath, Usher Posluszny, Lewis Melville

Cissus. L. Cissus is the largest genus in the Vitaceae, with about 350 species found throughout the tropics and a few species found in temperate zones. It has a complicated phylogenetic history (see Chap. 1). There are about 65 species in the ...

Google previewRevision of the Upper Cambrian Faunas of New Jersey (1945)

by Benjamin Franklin Howell

The genus Cissus is a large and somewhat variable one in the existing flora, with about 300 species of mostly climbing shrubs. They are found in all tropical lands and often extend into subtropical and temperate regions. The only member of ...

Google previewModern Cemetery (1895)

Cissus is a large tropical and sub-tropical genus of 220 species, Some have very handsome foliage and should not be over-looked for shady spots in the sub- tropical garden. Leea are mostly shrubs in 44 species, from Asia, Africa, Australia ...

Google previewThe House Plant Expert (1991)

by D. G. Hessayon

The smallest-leaved Cissus is the dainty C. striata — red-stemmed, quick- growing and best grown as a trailer. The tender Cissus is C. discolor — its green leaves are blotched with silver and pale purple. Unusual ones include C. gongylodes ...

Google previewVol. I. - Thalamiflorae (1831)

Conniving- petalled Cissus. Shrub cl. Cult. Cissus is a climbing genus of plants, hardly distinguishable from Vitis. They are hardly worth cultivating, except in general collections; ...

Google previewA General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1831)

by George Don

Conniving- petalled Cissus. Shrub cl. Cult. Cissus is a climbing genus of plants, hardly distinguishable from Vitis. They are hardly worth cultivating, except in general collections; ...

Google previewA General History of the Dichleamydeous Plants ... Arranged According to the Natural System: Thalamiflorae (1831)

by George Don

Conniving- petalled Cissus. Shrub cl. Cult. Cissus is a climbing genus of plants, hardly distinguishable from Vitis. They are hardly worth cultivating, except in general collections; ...

Google previewA General System of Gardening and Botany (1831)

Founded Upon Miller's Gardener's Dictionary, and Arranged According to the Natural System by George Don, Philip Miller

Conniving- petalled Cissus. Shrub cl. Cult. Cissus is a climbing genus of plants, hardly distinguishable from Pitis. They are hardly worth cultivating, except in general collections; ...

Google previewA General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants, Comprising Complete Descriptions of the Different Orders; Together with the Characters of the Genera and Species, and an Enumeration of the Cultivated Varieties; Their Places of Growth, Time of Flowering, Mode of Culture, and Uses in Medicine and Domestic Economy; the Scientific Names Accentuated, Their Etymologies Explained, and the Classes and Orders Illustrated by Engravings, and Preceded by Introductions to the Linnaean and Natural Systems, and a Glossary of the Terms Used (1831)

1: Thalamiflorae by George Don

Conniving- petalled Cissus. Shrub cl. Cult. Cissus is a climbing genus of plants, hardly distinguishable from V itis. They are hardly worth cultivating, except in general collections; ...

Google previewProfessional Paper - United States Geological Survey (1922)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

Cissus is the largest genus, including 250 species, all or nearly all tropical.

Google previewPopular Gardening and Fruit Growing (1887)

The only evidence of the presence of a Rafflesia plant on its first appearance on the Cissus is a rounded bud the size of a marble and protruding through the bark. This gradually enlarges and in time APPEARS LIKE A HEAD OK CABBAGE, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of House Plants (1999)

by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld

Cissus. SPIDER PLANT This is one of the easiest house plant to keep. The grass-green leaves grow in the sun or shade, in warm or cool rooms (at a minimum temperature of 5°C (4l°Pll, humid or dry. and it causes no ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Cissus striata Ruiz & Pav. subsp. argentina (Suess.) Lombardi (Cissus lanceolata Malme; Cissus striata var. argentina Suess.) South America. See Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 27, Afd. 3, No. 11: 16, fig. 3.

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1875)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

Cissus antarctica is the Kanoaroo Vin k of New Holland ; and Ampelopsis quinquefolia, often called the Virginian Creeper, is n frequent ornnment of the fronts of houses in Britain and America, attaching itself to tha wall by tendrils terminating in ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1759)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller

Dwarf Cissus, or Sun Flower. The Charaćiers are, - The Flower has a three- leaved Empalement, which is permanent, afterward covering the Seed Vesel. It bath five roundish Petals, which spread open, with a great Number of ered Stamina, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Container Plants (2010)

More Than 500 Outstanding Choices for Gardeners by Ray Rogers

CISSUS. grape ivy, oakleaf ivy (C. rhombifolia); rex begonia vine (C. discolor) Family: Vitaceae Cultural group: climbers and trailers Height: 2–6 ft. or more Width: depends on training Light: sun (not C. discolor) to partial shade Temperature: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Mustang Vine (Cissus) antaretica. Port Jackson Black Grape, or Kangaroo Grape cordifolia. Chicken-Grape, Frost-Grape, or Winter-Grape gongylodes. Gouty- stemmed Vine (Cissus) heterophylla variegata. Variegated Vine heterophylla ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1907)

An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright

Cissus albo-mtens). amazonica, st. cl., lvs. large, oval, pointed, silver veined, red below (syn. Cissus amazonicu). amurensis, lvs. entire or lobed, woolly (syn. vinifera amurensis). unterctica, grh. cl., lvs. ovate or oblong, fr. round (syn. Cissus ...

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