Flowers unisexual, in axillary umbels Smilacaceae
Leaves lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 4–6 cm long, with 3 longitudinal veins, glaucous below. Prickles absent. Widespread. Most common in gullies and humid places. Fl. summer. Sarsparilla Smilax glycophylla
Leaves oblong to almost orbicular, 5–10 cm long, with 5 longitudinal veins, green on both surfaces. Prickles present on the stem. Fruit 10–15 mm diam. Widespread. Usually in or near RF. Fl. summer Smilax australis