family Menispermaceae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Menispermaceae - herbaceous or woody climbersfamily Menispermaceae - herbaceous or woody climbers  
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
genus Menispermum, Menispermum - climbing herbs
moonseed - plant of the family Menispermaceae having red or black fruit with crescent- or ring-shaped seeds
Cocculus, genus Cocculus - climbing plants or shrubs
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cordifolia is a climbing shrub that belongs to the family Menispermaceae. It is glabrous with aerial roots that are fleshy, long and filiform and with rather succulent stem.
In Africa, Asia, and Australia the larvae of fruit-piercing moths feed only on the vines of the family Menispermaceae, whereas in the Pacific and Papua New Guinea they feed on plants of the family Menispermaceae and the genus Erythrina variegata Linn.