ivy family

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Noun1.ivy family - mostly tropical trees and shrubs and lianas: genera Panax and Hederaivy family - mostly tropical trees and shrubs and lianas: genera Panax and Hedera
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
genus Aralia - type genus of Araliaceae; large widely distributed genus of shrubs and trees and vines: spikenard; Hercules'-club
genus Hedera, Hedera - Old World woody vines
genus Meryta, Meryta - small to medium evergreen dioecious trees of oceanic climates: puka
genus Panax, Panax - perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
genus Schefflera, Schefflera - large genus of shrubby and climbing tropical plants having showy digitately compound foliage
order Umbellales, Umbellales - plants having umbels or corymbs of uniovulate flowers; includes the Umbelliferae (chiefly herbs) and Cornaceae (chiefly trees or shrubs)
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American ginseng, a herbaceous perennial plant in the ivy family, may have benefits in aging, central nervous system disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
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