Hedera L.

1–2 species naturalized Aust.; NSW, Vic.

*Hedera helix L.

Woody climber, climbing by roots but sometimes creeping along the ground. Leaves simple, coriaceous, glabrous, dark green on the upper surface, pale underneath, palmately 3–5-lobed, 4–10 cm long. Corolla greenish. Fruit succulent, blue, 5–8 mm diam. Naturalized at places in Blue Mts Introd. from Europe. English Ivy