genus Vitis


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Noun1.genus Vitis - the type genus of the family Vitaceaegenus Vitis - the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Vitaceae, grapevine family, Vitaceae, Vitidaceae - a family of vines belonging to order Rhamnales
grape vine, grapevine, grape - any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
fox grape, Vitis labrusca - native grape of northeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties e.g. Concord grapes
muscadine, Vitis rotundifolia - native grape of southeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties
common grape vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, Vitis vinifera - common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
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What is the fruit of a plant of the genus Vitis called?
If you are growing one of the 20 or so most popular international wine grape varieties, you are dealing with a very narrow slice of the genetic heritage of the genus Vitis. Chances are that the variety in your vineyard originated somewhere in the 15th or 16th century in the middle of Europe.