Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Anredera cordifolia (Ten.) Steenis
BASELLACEAE
Madeira vine, heartleaf madeiravine, mignonette vine, lamb's tail
Invasive, Potential minor problem species
Origin: Subtropical South America
Growth Form: Climber
Plant Description: Plant: Perennial, much-branched climber 3–6 m or higher, draping itself over other plants; leaves and stems semi-succulent. Leaves: Bright green, glossy. Flowers: White, showy, fragrant, 5 mm across, produced in spikes up to 300 mm long; stigma three-cleft, style divided to various degrees (as opposed to A. baselloides with style undivided); February–May. Fruit: None; reproduces from aerial tubers, produced in the axils of the leaves, and which later drop to the ground.
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