Prodr. 460 (1810) APNI
Slender climber or trailer with stems to 3 m long; stems virtually glabrous. Leaves ovate or elliptic, 2.5–7.5 cm long, 1–4 cm wide, thin, apex acuminate, base cuneate or obtuse, margins revolute, both surfaces more or less glabrous, midvein and secondary veins more prominent below; glands 1–3 at base of midvein, minute; petiole 7–20 mm long. Inflorescences of 1–3 short umbels, each 3–5-flowered; peduncles mostly 15–20 mm long. Flowers on pedicels 5–8 mm long; sepals triangular to ovate, 1.5–2.5 mm long, free in upper two-thirds, glabrous; corolla 3–5 mm long, purplish-red; corolla-lobes ovate, 2–4 mm long, obtuse, spreading, hairy inside at base. Follicles slender, 5–7 cm long, 4–7 mm wide, finely ribbed, glabrous; seeds 5–7 mm long, c. 3 mm wide, coma hairs 2–4 cm long. Flowers spring–summer.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, SnM, *VRiv. Also NSW. Apart from an isolated westerly occurrence at Waratah Bay, apparently confined in Victoria to the far east between Lakes Entrance and the New South Wales border where found in rainforest gullies, and wet, rarely dry, sclerophyll forests.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|