Key Spring Fl. Manhattan 32 (1894) APNI
Perennial herb to 50 cm high, rhizomatous, sparsely to densely pubescent with forked hairs to 1 mm long. Leaves alternate, orbicular, ovate or spathulate, 1.5–8(–9) cm long, 1–6(–8) cm wide, apex acute or obtuse, base truncate to attenuate, margins coarsely dentate, sinuate, undulate, or entire; petiole to 2 cm long. Flowers on pedicels 10–33 mm long; calyx (3.5–)5–9(–11) mm long, lobes triangular, 1.5–4.5 mm long; corolla shape rotate, (7–)9–16 mm long, yellow with dark purple-black spots in throat; anthers 2–5 mm long; style c. 7 mm long, stigma capitate. Fruiting calyx 10-angled, 1.5–3.5(–4.5) cm long, green; berry globose, 5–15 mm diam.; seeds disc-shaped to broadly reniform, 2–2.5 mm long, orange-brown. Flowers summer–autumn.
Native to southern U.S.A and Mexico. Known in Victoria from old collections (the most recent 1929) from Leitchville near Cohuna and Melbourne.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||extinct||introduced|