Tetrastigma nitens

Tetrastigma nitens

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(Shining grape)

FAMILY

Vitaceae

Species

Tetrastigma nitens

Common name

Shining grape

Flower colour; life form

Flower greenish; vine

Campus

Cairns

Description

This dioecious vine occurs in moist areas, a very similar species will be found in drier woodland localities, it has leaf-opposed tendrils; leaves are compound with 3 leaflets, upper surface shiny, margins irregularly toothed. Flowers 4-merous, petals greenish; fruit a berry, 18 x 17 mm, 1-4 seeds present.

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