Spic. Fl. Rumel. 2: 74 (1844) APNI
Glabrous, twining perennial. Leaves ovate to broad-ovate, mostly 5–10 cm long, 3–10 cm wide, apex shortly acuminate, mucronate, base cordate, margins undulate, basal lobes shallowly lobed; petiole 4–8 cm long. Flowers with peduncles 8–20(–30) cm long, much longer than petioles; bracteoles saccate, broader than long to broad-ovate, 2–3.5 cm long, apex rounded, truncate, emarginate or subacute, longer than and enclosing calyx, overlapping for nearly entire length; sepals 1.5–2 cm long; corolla 5–9 cm long, white or rarely pinkish. Capsule ovoid, 10–12 mm long. Flowers spring and summer.
*EGL, *GipP, *Glep, *Gold, *HSF, *Strz, *VRiv, *VVP. An occasional garden-escape now established in urban waste areas, agricultural land, rail reserves etc.
2 subspecies, both in Victoria. See also note under C. sepium.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||introduced|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|