Definition of kangaroo vine in English:

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kangaroo vine

Entry from British & World English dictionary


An Australian evergreen climbing plant of the vine family, grown as a houseplant.
  • Cissus antarctica, family Vitaceae.
Example sentences
  • Ornamental plants related to the grapevine include the Virginia creeper in the US and Europe, the kangaroo vine in Australia, and Japanese ivy and Crimson Glory in Japan.
  • Pot chrysanthemums, spider plants and kangaroo vines will provide instant architectural interest and colour.
  • Beside them, a plant trough stands in a ceiling high recess and the glossy leaves of monstera deliciosa, kangaroo vines and variegated coleus are shown off against a white painted rough brick wall.

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