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These are the seed pods. Each pod has outer layers that are easily peeled away to find another seed casing. Each seed pod has at least 3-4 seeds in each one and each is covered in a soft brown downey silk.
I assume that if left on the vine these would open up and fly thru the air and land where they may sprout out new vines.