Anredera cordifolia is an evergreen Perennial Climber growing to 9 m (29ft) by m (0ft 8in) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 9 and is frost tender. Common Name: Madeira Vine. Anredera cordifolia. Flowering plant. Photograph by: Shepherd, R.C.H.. Image credit to Australian National Botanic Gardens. Habit, Anredera cordifolia (Madeira vine, mignonette vine, uala hupe); typical habit, climbing and smothering native vegetation. Ulupalakua.

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Racemes can be simple but also show some branching. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Means of Movement and Dispersal Top of page A. The IUCN Red List also includes information on taxa that are categorized as Extinct or Extinct in the Wild; on taxa that cannot be evaluated because of insufficient information i.

The precise management measures adopted for any plant invasion will depend upon factors such as the terrain, the cost and availability of labour, the severity of the infestation and the presence of other invasive species. Global Invasive Species Database online data sheet. If in doubt consult an expert. Plant Protection Quarterly, 17 1: The biology of Australian weeds Follow-up herbicide treatments are more effective on young resprouts growing from fragments left in the ground following physical clearance, and before tubers have had the time to redevelop see Chemical control.


Anredera cordifolia is an evergreen Perennial Climber growing to 9 m 29ft by 0.

A perennial evergreen succulent climbing plant native to South America. Bagging prevents aerial tubers from being knocked to the ground where they will eventually start growing. Buying images for your projects will support this website. Corifolia from Brazil and Plectonycha correntina Lacordaire Coleoptera: These leaves cm long and 1. A comparison of the effects of foliar applications of glyphosate and fluroxypyr on Madeira vine, Anredera cordifolia Ten. Many health benefits are cited including stopping bleeding and its use by american troops in Okinawa during WW2.

Anredera cordifolia – Wikipedia

Physical control of A. It can readily escape from cultivation as a vine, spreading vegetatively via pieces of rhizome and stem tubers. Thu Jul 6 The leaves are subsessile and can commonly be found with small irregular tubers in their axils.

The potato-like tubers, produced on aerial stems covered in warts, are specific and typical in identifying the plant, but can grow to 25 cm in diameter. Cordifoila vine can climb 40 m into the tree canopy, smothering and collapsing mature trees.


Research into biological control of A. Plant growing rampantly in Hawaii and smothering the native vegetation Photograph by: It is regarded as an environmental weed in many parts of the world.

Scientific name

Widely naturalised in the eastern and southern parts of the country, but most common anrerera widespread in the sub-tropical and warmer temperate regions of eastern Australia i. Environmental weeds and their control with particular reference to rainforest remnant restoration.

This plant seldom, if ever, produces seeds[]. Identification of a new potexvirus isolated from Boussingaultia cordifolia and B.

Anredera cordifolia

QR Code What’s this? It is so heavy that it easily anrederaa branches, reducing trees to poles, and can even bring down whole trees and destroy whole forest canopies. Plants spread primarily by axillary tubers which drop to the ground to generate new plants. Once established Madeira vine is very difficult to control.