Mikania (Hempvine) is a genus of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They are climbers. They are native to U.S. Virgin Islands, The Contiguous United States, and Puerto Rico. Individuals can grow to 4.3 m.
Definition: Atlantic Coast Restingas, ecoregion. Vegetation complex ocurring in the seaside lowlands of Brazil, establishing over sea deposits of sandy sediment. It comprises open or scrubby profiles nearer the beaches, while inland it is forms tall forests.
Definition: The institution that holds a type specimen for a given species. The recommended best practice is to use the identifier in a collections registry such as the Biodiversity Collections Index (http://www.biodiversitycollectionsindex.org/).