Adenostemma macrophyllum (Blume) DC.
Candolle, A.P. de (1836) Prodromus 5: 113.
Usually flowers and fruits as a herb but occasionally flowers as a shrub about 1 m tall.
Cotyledons orbicular, about 7-9 mm diam. Petioles slender, about 2-4 mm long. First pair of leaves ovate, leaf blades about 25-30 x 15-20 mm, both the upper and lower surface sparsely clothed in short white hairs. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade about 7.5-9 x 6-6.5 cm, triangular to broadly ovate, apex acuminate to apiculate, base very attenuate. Petiole about 1.5-2 cm long, grooved on the upper surface. Stems, petioles and lower leaf blade surface densely clothed in simple, erect, hooked hairs. Seed germination time 39 to 52 days.