Biblioth. Bot. 89: 539 (1928) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Perennial herb, stems trailing and twining, sparsely to densely hairy. Mid-stem leaves, broadly ovate in outline, 7–30 mm long, 5–20 mm wide, but moderately to deeply lobed to digitate, apex obtuse, base truncate to cordate, margins often undulate, more or less glabrous to moderately hairy with hairs mostly spreading; petiole 6–30 mm long. Flowers 1 or 2 (rarely 3); peduncles 5–50 mm long; pedicels 3–15 mm long, shorter than peduncles, straight or sinuate in fruit; bracteoles linear to subulate, rarely narrow-elliptic, 1–4.5 mm long; sepals obovate, orbicular or broad-elliptic, 3.5–5.5(–6) mm long, moderately to densely ciliate; corolla funnel-shaped, 5–8 mm long, white to pink. Capsule globose to globose-ovoid, 4–6 mm diam., seeds finely punctate, bearing irregular short raised ridges and tubercles, glabrous. Flowers mostly Aug.–Oct., (but spasmodic throughout the year).
LoM, MuM, MSB, RobP. Also WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. In Victoria, confined to the north-west part of the State, growing in a variety of habitats from seasonally wet depressions to sandy rises.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|New South Wales|