Sp. Pl. 1: 209 (1753) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Shrub to 6 m high. Leaves narrow-elliptic, 5–21 cm long, 1–3.5 cm wide, glabrous or puberulous, cuneate or decurrent into petiole, acute or shortly acuminate; petiole 3–10 mm long. Inflorescence to 10 cm long. Flowers funnel-shaped, 2–2.5 cm long, 3–6 cm diam.; pedicels 2–3 mm long. Sepals 3–10 mm long, pubescent. Corolla-tube 12–22 mm long, lobes obovate, 13–30 mm long, 8–25 mm wide; corona of 5 truncate appendages, each with 3–8 smaller linear or triangular lobes. Fruit (5.5–)7.5–17.5 cm long, 1–1.3 cm diam. Flowers throughout the year.
*GipP, *GGr. An occasional garden escape (e.g. Zumsteins in the Grampians) and occasionally persisting in old gardens. Native to Asia and the Mediterranean region.
A commonly grown, ornamental plant. All parts are highly poisonous.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|