Ampelopsis is a genus of climbing shrubs, in the grape family Vitaceae. The name is derived from the Greek word ampelos, which means "vine". The genus was named in 1803.
Ampelopsis species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Bucculatrix quinquenotella.
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"ampelopsis." Wikipedia. Wikipedia, 2007. Answers.com 13 Jul. 2007. http://www.answers.com/topic/ampelopsis
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