Cissus antarctica facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCissus antarctica
Cissus antarctica (synonym Cissus oblongata), called "kangaroo vine", is one of the best known species of the genus Cissus in the family of Vitaceae. It is a climbing plant, a vine, and comes from Australia.
Cissus antarctica is often used as a vine in subtropical climates, such as California, as an ornamental plant in gardens.
Kangaroo vine also is a popular interior or houseplant, a well adapted plant, even in subdued light. It does not do well above 15 °C, especially when exposed to central heating, which can cause the leaves to drop.
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