coral vine


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coral vine

n.
A climbing woody vine (Antigonon leptopus) native to Mexico and widely cultivated in warm regions, having heart-shaped leaves and tendril-bearing clusters of small pink or white flowers.
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Noun1.coral vine - prostrate or twining woody vine with small leathery leaves and umbels of red flowers; Australia and Tasmania
coral pea - any of various Australian climbing plants of the genus Kennedia having scarlet flowers
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The statue's dress, embellished with images of the perennial grass 'cadena de amor' (coral vine), stands for the women's resilience, Roces said.
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It is also known as the Coral Vine, Queen's Wreath, Mexican Creeper or Confederate Vine.