pepper vine

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Noun1.pepper vine - any of various shrubby vines of the genus Piperpepper vine - any of various shrubby vines of the genus Piper
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
genus Piper, Piper - type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs
black pepper, common pepper, Madagascar pepper, pepper, Piper nigrum, white pepper - climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
long pepper, Piper longum - slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas
betel, betel pepper, Piper betel - Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians
cubeb vine, Java pepper, Piper cubeba, cubeb - tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine bearing spicy berrylike fruits
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Species in this category include some of the characteristic trees, shrubs, and woody vines of the eastern North American deciduous forest and particularly elements of the Coastal Plain forest, such as Ampelopsis arborea (pepper-vine), Celtis laevigata (Texas sugarberry), Cissus incisa (ivy treebine), Erythrina herbacea (coral bean), Phoradendron tomentosum (mistletoe), Quercus virginiana (live-oak), and Ulmus crassifolia (cedar elm) (Benson, 1979; MacRoberts, 1984).
Gray SWD (dru; B, OA) Vitaceae Ampelopsis arborea (L.