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Madeira Vine (Anredera cordifolia), 川七 or 藤三七.

Far more valued in the past than the present, the plant has quite a history. Anredera cordifolia is native to the dryer areas of South America; not only are the underground roots (actually rhizomes) edible but the evergreen leaves as well. Leaves and tender stems are eaten raw, boiled, stir-fried with sesame oil and ginger, or in soups. 


  • Madeira vine leaves can be cooked like spinach and are highly nutritious
  • Madeira vine roots (rizomes) can be baked like potato
  • Madeira vine bubils (the aerial seed-ish things) are used extensively in Chinese medicine as an anti inflammatory, anti ulcer and liver protectant.


Perennial Madeira-Vine Anredera cordifolia Plant 川七

SKU: VP009X01
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