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Plant Form: Woody climber or shrub.
Size: Up to 3 m tall but climbing up to 30 m high.
Stem: Many branching, release a milky sap when cut.
Leaves: Shiny dark green in opposite pairs, 6-10 cm long. On green stalks.
Flowers: Trumpet-shaped 4-6 cm long pink to purple, with 5 petals.
Fruit and Seeds: Large pods 7-9 cm long, usually in pairs, containing more than 300 brown seeds which have long silky hairs.
Habitat: Riparian areas, forests, pastures, roadsides, waste areas.
Distinguishing Features: Yellowish green rather than purplish leaf stalks distinguish from Rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora).