Bull. Misc. Inform. 1928: 102 (1928) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Scrambling or often climbing perennial; stems slender, to 1 m long, usually glabrous. Leaves and stipules sessile, c. equal, in whorls of 4 on lower stems, stipules minute or absent above; leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, mostly 5–30 mm long and 1–5 mm wide, subacute, surfaces almost glabrous, margins revolute, rarely with a few tiny recurved hairs. Inflorescences terminal or axillary cymes, mostly 5–7-flowered, usually longer than leaves. Corolla 1.5–2 mm long on male flowers, 1–1.5 mm long on females, yellowish-green; corolla-tube very short. Fruit deeply 2-lobed; mericarps subglobose, 2–3 mm diam., rugose, brown to black. Flowers Sep.–Mar.
Gold, MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv. Also SA, NSW. Rare in Victoria where known only from moist riparian sites along the Murray River downstream from Kerang, and with an isolated record from the upper Avoca River.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|New South Wales|