Pellionia minima is
a dioecious perennial herb,10-30cm in height, occurring in damp
locations in mountainous regions. Stems crawl on the ground,
tingeing green-brown, with fine hairs. Leaves are of alternate
phyllotaxis, distorted-obovate, 1-3cm long, with some obtuse
serrations on margins and inches on both sides. The surfaces are
dark green. Flowers are light green; male inflorescences are cymose,
with short pedicels, four perianth lobes, and four stamens, and
females, with five perianth lobes, are spherical with no pedicels.
Bloom time: April-June.