Lollipop Climber Diplocyclos palmatus
The lollipop climber is a perennial climber, or vine, belonging to the Cucurbitaceae family with thin stems, growing up to 6m high. It has white or greenish-yellow flowers that occur between March and April and has green fruits with blotched stripes that later turns a red-orange colour, resembling a lollipop. It has alternate, palmate leaves which are hairy and bright green on the upper surface but pale and smooth underneath. It can form dense infestations and spreads easily by seed. It originates from Australia.