is a perennial that inhabits forest edges in temperate climate
regions. Stems are vine-like, crawl on the ground, and are 30-50cm
long, with short hairs. The phyllotaxis is the opposite; the leaves
are lanceolate and 3-8cm long, with tips, pointed, and bases being
shallowly cordate with 3-5 veins that project from back surfaces.
Dioecious: Small flowers set themselves at axils spherically; male
flowers have short pedicels, five perianth lobes, and five stamens.
Female flowers have no pedicels, and the perianth lobes are tubular.
Bloom time: September-October.