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balloon vine Syllabification: bal·loon vine

Definition of balloon vine in English:


A tropical American vine with inflated balloonlike pods.
  • Cardiospermum halicacabum, family Sapiondaceae
Example sentences
  • The carving abounded in motifs from nature including swallows, hydrangeas, azaleas, geraniums, lilies, palmyras, and balloon vines.
  • The balloon vines are a common feature of the Green River, Florissant, and Ruby floras of the Eocene.
  • Plant balloon vines in full sun and average garden soil after danger of frost has passed.

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