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Common Name: Garlic vine
Etymology - Genus: For the Brazilian botanist Antonio Luiz Patricio da Silva Manso
Etymology - Species: Like Allium (onion genus)
Description: Spreading garden vine.Characteristic bifoliate leaf with tendril opposite to the leaf.Fresh green glabrous leaf.Flower appear in a group at leaf axle.Violet flower appear in a cluster. Flowers smells like garlic, hence the name garlic vine.Didynamous stamen and two carpels, typical family character.Pods are flat, long and slender.Pod has many seeds with white transparent feathers.