Maurandya barclayana Lindl.

Bot. Reg. 13: t.1108 (1827) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Climbing, fibrous-rooted perennial; stems occasionally with adventitious roots. Leaves hastate to broadly sagittate, rarely cordate; lamina 13–35 mm long, 14–35 mm wide, margins entire or occasionally broadly crenate; petiole 10–32 mm long. Calyx 10–16 mm long, glandular-villous; segments 2–3 mm wide, not keeled; corolla blue-violet with whitish base; tube 26–31 mm long; lobes 6–10 mm long, lower 3 projecting forward. Capsule 11–17 mm long, irregularly ovoid. Seeds without wings. Recorded fruiting in Victoria in July.

*EGL. Also naturalised WA, NSW. Native to Mexico. Recorded on a dry stony slope in open forest beside Mallacoota Inlet near Mallacoota township.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-05-03
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-01-12
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Lamiales
genus Maurandya
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Maurandya barclayana in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Maurandya barclayana in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present naturalised

State distribution

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Western Australia
New South Wales