The Liana Ecology Project is supported by Marquette University and funded in part by the National Science Foundation.

Welcome to the definitive and centralized resource for the latest and most comprehensive information on global liana research.


The Liana Ecology Project is a clearinghouse for liana and vine ecology, behavior, physiology, and systematics research, and a tool for individuals to contribute their work to the growing world-wide body of liana research.


Read about the research we conduct as a team and what others have discovered on their own. 


Browse over 1000 citations of peer-reviewed texts on topics ranging from liana ecology and distribution to liana ecophysiology and systematics.

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Visit our photo gallery to view liana images by award-winning photographers, and upload your own high-quality images.