Salacia disepala (C.T.White) Ding Hou
Ding Hou (1964) Blumea 12: 36.
Stipules small and inconspicuous, caducous, triangular, from less than 1 mm long to 1.5 mm long. Leaf blades about 5-20 x 2.5-8.5 cm, petioles about 0.6-1 cm long, grooved or channelled on the upper surface. Lateral veins curving but not forming loops inside the blade margin. Tendrils formed from expanding shoots and leafy twigs.
Usually about 6-10 cataphylls produced before the first true leaves. Stipules small and inconspicuous, about 1 mm long, +/- toothed or lobed at the apex. At the tenth leaf stage: cataphylls present among the leaves. Midrib raised on the upper surface of the leaf blade. Lateral veins curving and forming fairly definite loops inside the blade margin. Stipules very small, visible with a lens. Roots orange coloured. Seed germination time 17 to 32 days.