Patagonia Wildflowers
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showy balloonvine
Cardiospermum grandiflorum
Cardiospermum grandiflorum
showy balloonvine Maple Family
Cardiospermum grandiflorum Sapindaceae
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English common name
  •showy balloonvine
Spanish common names
  •globito cipó
  •farolillo trepador
accepted scientific name
  •Cardiospermum grandiflorum Sw.
rules for finding collection records
  •Cardiospermum grandiflorum (157)
family name
  • Sapindaceae
Image Author: ©2022 Christian Berg
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Woody Vines
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.7 to 1.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed All Year

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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