Tetrastigma ( )

4 or 5 species in Aust. (4 endemic); Qld, NSW

Tetrastigma nitens (F.Muell.) Planch.

Tall woody climber. Leaves palmately 3-foliolate; the leaflets ovate-elliptic, c. 10 cm long, dentate, acuminate, coriaceous. Flowers polygamo-dioecious, in apparently axillary inflorescences. Petals 4, horned. Style very short, surmounted by the swollen 4-lobed stigma. Fruit a berry. Coast N. of Gosford. RF. Fl. summer