Scrambling shrub or climber without prickles. Leaves to 10 cm long, 6 cm wide, deeply divided and with a stalk to 4 cm long. Flower clusters with 10-50 flowers, mostly spring and autumn. Flowers 2-3 cm wide, violet-blue. Fruit a bright red berry about 1 cm wide containing hairy seeds.
Naturalised in moist sites of Qld and NSW.
Source: (2002). Solanaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.