Hedera helix L.
  • Sp. Pl.
  • Ivy


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Hedera helix L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000979730. Accessed on: 24 Oct 2021'

General Information

"Climbing to 30 m; young shoots and infl densely covered with small stellate to peltate hairs; lvs shining, dark green, dimorphic, those of flowering shoots narrowly elliptic to suborbicular-cordate, entire, the others broad, palmately 3- or 5-lobed; fr nearly black, with 2 or 3 pyrenes; 2n=48. Native of Europe, cult. in various forms and occasionally escaped, especially southward."

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    Morphology

    Bis 20 m hoch kletternder, immergrüner Strauch. Äste und Zweige mit Haftwurzeln dem Substrat anliegend oder freiwachsend. Blätter lederig, glänzend, sehr vielgestaltig: an nichtblühenden Pflanzen oder Zweigen eckig 3–5lappig, an blühenden Spross

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    • 2
    • ]. 

    Ecology

    9–10. An Bäumen, Felsen, Mauern, kollin-montan. CH.

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    Distribution Map

     
    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Europe Northern Europe Ireland

    Synonyms

    Nationally Preferred Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    IvyEnglishIE
    EidhneánIrishIE

    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Edra, FegliadellaRaeto-RomanceCH
    EenaghEnglishIE
    ÍodhaIrishIE
    EfeuGermanCH
    GathIrishIE
    EderaItalianCH
    Iadh-shlatIrishIE
    IalluinIrishIE
    GortIrishIE
    AighneannIrishIE
    FaithlahIrishIE
    AidhneánIrishIE
    EidheannIrishIE
    FeidhneánIrishIE
    LierreFrenchCH

      Bibliography

    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Flora Helvetica, Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz. K. Lauber, G. Wagner, A. Gygax, Haupt Verlag, 2018. ISBN-978-3-258-08047-5
    • 3 Sp. Pl.

     Information From

    Araliaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
    http://www.flora-helvetica.ch
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
    • C All Rights Reserved
    Irish Vernacular Names
    https://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plant-science/plant-science/research-staff/article/380/wyse-jackson-peter-s.aspx
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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