Ampelopsis


Ampelopsis

Taxobox
name = "Ampelopsis"


image_width = 240px
image_caption = "Ampelopsis brevipedunculata"
regnum = Plantae
divisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Magnoliopsida
ordo = Vitales
familia = Vitaceae
genus = "Ampelopsis"
genus_authority = Michx.
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision =
*"Ampelopsis aconitifolia" (Monkshood Vine)
*"Ampelopsis arborea" (Peppervine)
*"Ampelopsis brevipedunculata" (Porcelain Berry Vine, Amur Peppervine)
*"Ampelopsis cordata" (Heart-leaf Ampelopsis)
*"Ampelopsis humulifolia"
*"Ampelopsis japonica"
*"Ampelopsis megalophylla"

"Ampelopsis" is a genus of climbing shrubs, in the grape family Vitaceae. The name is derived from the Greek word "ampelos", which means "vine". The genus was named in 1803.

"Ampelopsis" species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including "Bucculatrix quinquenotella".


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  • Ampelopsis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Ampelopsis Ampelopsis brevipedunculata …   Wikipedia Español

  • ampelopsis — ampelópsis s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  AMPELÓPSIS s.m. Viţă sălbatică urcătoare, care se prinde de ziduri, al cărei fruct este un ciorchine cu boabe mici, negre; (pop.) lăuruscă. [< fr. ampélopsis]. Trimis …   Dicționar Român

  • ampélopsis — [ ɑ̃pelɔpsis ] n. m. • 1845; lat. bot. 1803; gr. ampelos « vigne » et opsis « apparence » ♦ Bot. Plante grimpante (vitacées), à vrilles terminées en crampons, communément appelée vigne vierge . ● ampélopsis nom masculin Nom générique de la vigne… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ampelopsis — [am΄pə läp′sis] n. [ModL < Gr ampelos, vine + OPSIS] a climbing vine or shrub of a genus (Ampelopsis) in the grape family, widely grown as ornamentals …   English World dictionary

  • Ampelopsis — Am pe*lop sis ([a^]m p[ e]*l[o^]p s[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a mpelos vine + o psis appearance.] (Bot.) A genus formerly including the Virginia creeper. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ampelopsis — (A. Mchk.), Untergattung der Gattung Cissus (s.d.), mit ungetheiltem Kelche, 5 an der Spitze freien Blumenblättern u. 5 Staubfäden. A. quinquefolia (Wilder Wein), aus NAmerika stammend, mit 5zählig gefingerten, im Herbste rothwerdenden Blättern,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Ampelopsis — Ampelopsis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ampelopsis — noun /ampɪˈlɒpsɪs/ A plant of the genus Ampelopsis; a Virginia creeper or related vine. Elsewhere, again, might be seen the first awakening of this Maytime of the leaves, and those of an ampelopsis, a smiling miracle like a red hawthorn flowering …   Wiktionary