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Hedera (ivy genus)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Order: Apiales > Family: Araliaceae

About 9-11 species, all climbers, native to North Africa, Canary Islands, the Azores, Madeira, and from Europe to Himalayas, China, Korea and Japan. Common Ivy or English Ivy Hedera helix is a commonly grown garden climber. Hedera canariensis (Canary ivy) and Hedera colchica (Persian ivy) are also cultivated in gardens in southern Africa.

Hedera helix (Common Ivy, English Ivy)

Hedera helix (Common Ivy, English Ivy)

 

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