Evergreen climbing or trailing shrub with aerial roots, the branches warty. Leaves ovate-elliptic, 3-6 cm long, finely toothed. Flowers 4-parted, about 5 mm wide, creamy green; summer. Fruit about 5 mm wide.
var. radicans (Miq.) Rehder has trailing stems with small ovate-elliptic toothed leaves to 3.5 cm long. This is the most commonly grown form of the species.
Source: (2002). Celastraceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.