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Woody vine; hairs stellate.
Stem: juvenile stems climbing by aerial roots; flowering stems fewer, nonclimbing.
Leaf: simple, evergreen; generally lobed on juvenile stems; ± entire on flowering stems; stipules 0.
Fruit: berry, black [to yellow].
± 13 species: Eur, n Africa, Asia. (Latin: sacred plant of Bacchus, god of wine) [Ackerfield & Wen 2003 Int J Plant Sci 163:593–602]
1. Lvs on juvenile stems <= 25 cm, unlobed to shallowly 3-lobed, lobes rounded to acute; hair red-orange, hair rays appressed, appearing peltate ..... H. canariensis
1' Lvs on juvenile stems <= 35 cm, palmately 3–5-lobed, lobes ± acute; hair white, hair rays spreading ..... H. helix
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