Water vine


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Wa´ter vine`


1.(Bot.) Any plant of the genus Phytocrene, climbing shrubs of Asia and Africa, the stems of which are singularly porous, and when cut stream with a limpid potable juice.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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If tourists are thirsty when trekking, Noy is prepared as he pours refreshments straight from a wild water vine into their mouths.
Water vines, whose contents are safe for trekkers to drink, are picked out with ease from what appears, to the untrained eye, to be a mere jumble of shrub and bush.
In dry times, I use wash water to water vines. I enjoy growing grapes, and I'm able to give the fruit away to my friends.
Water vines deeply when it is required to encourage the roots to go deeply into the soil.