Prodr. 484 (1810) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Glabrous perennial with trailing or rarely twining stems. Leaves more or less reniform, 1.5–4 cm long, 2–6 cm wide, somewhat fleshy, apex rounded to emarginate, often mucronate, base cordate, margins undulate; petiole 1–6 cm long. Flowers with peduncles 1.5–7 cm long, as long as or longer than petioles; bracteoles broad-ovate, 1–1.5 cm long, apex obtuse or rounded, slightly shorter than the calyx; sepals 0.8–1.6 cm long; corolla 3–5 cm long, white, pink or purplish. Capsule ovoid, 12–15 mm long, acute. Flowers spring and summer.
EGL, EGU, GipP, OtP, WPro. Also Qld, NSW (including Lord Howe Island), Tas. An uncommon sand-binding trailer of coastal dunes, mostly eastward from Lakes Entrance, with isolated westerly records for Apollo Bay, Wilsons Promontory and Walkerville.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|