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Synonym for tendrils; see there.

Term (also claw, wreath, noodle, spandrel, angle) for the fastening organs of the vine. The vine belongs to the group of climbing plants whose natural supports are other plants, slender ascending woody plants but also hanging climbing plants (lianas). The tendrils are a transformed grape stem structure, the panicle of the inflorescence (clusters or later grapes). They are also closely related to the clusters. This is shown by the mixed forms that occur, because side branches of the tendril can have some flowers and those of the...

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