Climbing vine. Leaves are two-lobed and shaped like bat wings. Flowers are yellow/light green, < 2 cm in diameter and borne year-round. Fruits are purplish black berries < 17 mm in diameter.
To help protect our environment:
Forest, forest margins, scrub, gardens, hedges, fence lines.
Seeds are dispersed by birds. Human-mediated dispersal through deliberate plantings.
Smothers native vegetation and may alter forest composition.
Do not attempt to undertake control of this species. Please report to Auckland Council.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.