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Derivation of specific name

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grandiflorum: large flowered
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Cardiospermum grandiflorum Sw. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137310
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Description

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Perennial climber. Stems with bristly hairs, sometimes slightly woody; tendrils present. Leaves compound; leaflets with serrate margins. Flowers in many-flowered axillary heads, white with a yellowish centre, frangrant. Fruit a membranous, inflated capsule, green, drying to brown. Seeds round and black with an oblong to heart-shaped spot (hilum). It was introduced as a garden ornamental and has only recently become widely naturalised, particularly in and around Harare.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Cardiospermum grandiflorum Sw. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137310
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Frequency

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Insects whose larvae eat this plant species

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Deudorix antalus (Brown playboy)
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Worldwide distribution

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Tropical America and tropical Africa
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Cardiospermum grandiflorum

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Cardiospermum grandiflorum, commonly known as balloon vine, heart pea or heart seed,[3] is a species of climbing plant native to eastern Argentina and Brazil.[1] It was described by Olof Swartz and is in the family Sapindaceae.[1] The species can grow over 10 m (33 ft) long and it has small white flowers.[4][5]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Cardiospermum grandiflorum". BioNET-EAFRINET. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  2. ^ Kunth Nov. Gen. Sp. (quarto ed.) 5: 99, t. 439 1821
  3. ^ "Cardiospermum grandiflorum". Invasives. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Balloon Vine". North Coast Weeds. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Balloon vine (Cardiospermum grandiflorum)". Eurobodalla Shire Council. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
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Cardiospermum grandiflorum: Brief Summary

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Cardiospermum grandiflorum, commonly known as balloon vine, heart pea or heart seed, is a species of climbing plant native to eastern Argentina and Brazil. It was described by Olof Swartz and is in the family Sapindaceae. The species can grow over 10 m (33 ft) long and it has small white flowers.

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