Berchemia scandens

Rattan vines
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rhamnaceae
Genus: Berchemia
Species: B. scandens
Binomial name
Berchemia scandens

Berchemia scandens, the Rattan vine or Alabama supplejack, is a species of climbing plant in the buckthorn family Rhamnaceae. It is not related to the Asian rattan palms.

Rattan vine grows in the central and southern parts of the United States. The strong, supple stem of the plant, which can be up to 15 cm in diameter, is often used for wickerwork.


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    "Berchemia scandens". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 

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