Convolvulus wimmerensis R.W.Johnson

Austrobaileya 6: 22 (2001) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Perennial herb with trailing and twining stems. Mid-stem leaves ovate to broad-ovate in outline, 8–25 mm long, 5–120 mm wide, digitate, sometimes with up to 9 narrow lobes, apex rounded to truncate, base cordate to truncate, usually rather densely sericeous, occasionally glabrescent with spreading hairs; petiole 2–20 mm long. Flowers 1 or rarely 2; peduncles 10–35 mm long; pedicels 3–10 mm long, recurved in fruit; bracteoles linear to subulate, 1–2.5 mm long; sepals obovate to elliptic, 5–6.5 mm long, glabrous or ciliate; corolla funnel-shaped, 9–12 mm long, pink. Capsule globose, 5.5–6 mm diam., style-base persistent; seeds finely punctate, bearing scattered low, laterally compressed tubercles, wingless, glabrous. Flowers mostly Nov.–Mar.

Glep, LoM, MuF, MuM, NIS, VRiv, Wim. Also NSW. Scattered mostly through the Wimmera and Riverina areas of Victoria on flat or undulating plains in open Eucalyptus woodlands or in grassland.

Created by: Jeff Jeanes, 2015-09-02
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-12-28
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Solanales
genus Convolvulus
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Convolvulus wimmerensis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Convolvulus wimmerensis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native

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New South Wales