Definition of balloon vine in English:

balloon vine


  • A tropical American vine with inflated rounded pods.

    Cardiospermum halicacabum, family Sapiondaceae

    ‘The carving abounded in motifs from nature including swallows, hydrangeas, azaleas, geraniums, lilies, palmyras, and balloon vines.’
    • ‘The balloon vines are a common feature of the Green River, Florissant, and Ruby floras of the Eocene.’
    • ‘Plant balloon vines in full sun and average garden soil after danger of frost has passed.’
    • ‘At the base of each flower cluster is a tendril, which balloon vine uses to climb.’


balloon vine

/bəˈlo͞on vīn/ /bəˈlun vaɪn/