Rev. Hort. (Paris) 63: 270 (1891) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Liane, with stems to 10 m long; branches terete or angular, glabrous. Leaves pinnate or pinnatipartite with terminal leaflet longest; leaflets 5–7, lanceolate or ovate, (1–)1.5–9.5 cm long, (0.5–)1–3.5 cm wide, acute to acuminate, margins entire, surfaces glabrous; petiole 4–20 mm long; terminal petiolule to 2 cm long; lateral petiolules to 5 mm long. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, 5–50-flowered. Calyx 3–4 mm long, glabrous or puberulent, lobes 5, less than 2 mm long; corolla white, pink or red outside and in bud, tube 13–25 mm long, lobes 5, oblong or narrowly ovate, 9–15 mm long, apex rounded and apiculate. Berry subglobose, 6–11 mm diam., black. Flowers mostly spring–summer.
*GipP, *HSF. Also naturalised in Qld, NSW. Native to China. Recorded from a weed-infested gully and creek in the eastern Melbourne suburb of Heathmont.
Commonly cultivated for its perfumed flowers.
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