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Vitis vinifera (Grapevine)

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 > Family: Vitaceae

The Grapevine Vitis vinifera originates from Orient and northwest India and is widely grown for production of table grapes, grapejuice, wine and vineager.

Vitis vinifera (Grapevine)

Seedless grapes growing in large vineyard at Klein Pella, on the Gariep River, Northern Cape. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

Herbivores in southern Africa