Climber with twining stems to 4 m high, sap watery, in woodland, vine thicket and dry rainforest, north from the Hunter Valley, NSW.

Leaves variable in shape, lanceolate or narrow to broad-elliptic, mostly 3-10 cm long, base cuneate, both surfaces hairless or shortly pubescent, dull, leathery to stiff. Secondary veins visible but not prominent. Petiole 2-12 mm long.

Flowers summer-autumn in compact cymes from the leaf axils, hairless or shortly pubescent.

Fruit is a capsule 6-12 cm long, slender.

Photo: Robert Whyte