any climbing, woody vine or shrub belonging to the genus Ampelopsis, of the grape family, having small greenish flowers and inedible berries.
Historical Examples

There is a curious difference in different sorts of ampelopsis in this respect.
The Romance of Plant Life G. F. Scott Elliot

But it might have been the birds in the ampelopsis Veitchii that covered the house.
Short Sixes H. C. Bunner

The well-known Virginian Creeper (ampelopsis) produces rootlets by means of which it can cling to very smooth surfaces.
Field and Woodland Plants William S. Furneaux

The plants, too, are often charming, and one frequently sees a single trail of ampelopsis flung across the grey boulders.
A Journal from Japan Marie Carmichael Stopes

The tendency has been towards using the hardy Vines, of which the ampelopsis, or Virginia creeper, is one of the most common.
The Practical Garden-Book C. E. Hunn

Window boxes are seen everywhere, and Virginia creeper and ampelopsis cover up all bare corners.
The Thames G. E. Mitton

It feeds on vine (Vitis vinifera) and yellow bedstraw (Galium verum); also on fuchsia and virginia-creeper (ampelopsis).
The Moths of the British Isles, First Series Richard South

The Boston ivy or the Japanese ampelopsis may be used, unless the location is very bleak.
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, January 1900 Various

Dandeno found that solutions of copper sulphate were absorbed by the leaves of ampelopsis, forming a brown ring.
Inorganic Plant Poisons and Stimulants Winifred E. Brenchley

With these might be associated, though not so fine in form, certain free–growing species of ampelopsis, grown in some nurseries.
The Wild Garden William Robinson

any woody vine of the vitaceous genus Ampelopsis, of tropical and subtropical Asia and America


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