Fl. Australia 2: 461 (2007) APNI
Dioecious, woody climber or trailer, ascending to c. 5 m high. Leaves opposite; adult leaves biternate to triternate (with 12–15 leaflets); petioles often twining or twisting; ultimate leaflets ovate to lanceolate, glabresecent; margins entire or 3-lobed; terminal leaflet 1.2–4.5 cm long, 1.5–5 mm wide. Flowers in short axillary or terminal panicles. Sepals white to pale yellow, oblong to narrowly ovate, c. 2–3 cm long, glabrous on upper surface, pubescent below; male flowers with anthers 0.5–1 mm long with no terminal appendage; female flowers usually with a few staminodes. Achenes flattened, ovate, 4–5 mm long, glabrous or shortly hirsute, margins thickened and warty; awn plumose, 3–5 mm long. Flowers July–Oct.
CVU, GipP, Glep, HSF, MonT, MuM, OtP, VVP, Wim. Mainly occurs in near-coastal forest in southern Victoria and drier forest around Melbourne, with isolated records in northern Victoria.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|