Convolvulus graminetinus R.W.Johnson

Austrobaileya 6: 12 (2001) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Perennial herb with trailing or twining stems, moderately to sparsely hairy. Mid-stem leaves narrowly triangular to broadly ovate in outline, 24–40 mm long, 6–16 mm wide, usually deeply lobed, more or less digitate, occasionally entire with short, spreading to deflexed basal lobes to c. 1 cm long, apex acute or obtuse, mucronulate, base cordate, margins entire, hairs crisped, appressed to ascending; petiole 2–40 mm long. Flowers 1 or 2; peduncles 7–55 mm long; pedicels 2–12 mm long, recurved in fruit, shorter than peduncles; bracteoles linear to subulate, 1–2 mm long; sepals obovate to elliptic or oblong, 3–5 mm long, glabrous to sparsely hairy; corolla funnel-shaped, 6–10 mm long, pink, sometimes white, with a greenish throat. Capsule globose, 4–5.5 mm diam.; seeds finely punctate, with an even pattern of irregular tubercles, lacking ridges and wings, glabrous. Flowers mostly in summer and autumn.

HNF, MuF, MuM, VRiv, Wim. Apparently rare in Victoria where known from grassland or woodland communities on relatively fertile soils sometimes prone to inundation (Wycheproof, Swan Hill, Kerang, Omeo areas).

Created by: Jeff Jeanes, 2015-08-28
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2016-10-03
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Solanales
genus Convolvulus
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Convolvulus graminetinus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Convolvulus graminetinus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native

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New South Wales