Trans. Philos. Soc. Victoria 1: 41 (1855)
Climbing shrub; young branches glabrous or puberulous, with broad-ovate to triangular scales near base. Leaves lanceolate to elliptic, 3–10 cm long, 1–5 cm wide, glabrous, apex acute or acuminate, often falcate, base cuneate, margins entire or toothed; petiole 3–15 mm long. Panicles terminal; pedicels 0.8–2.8 mm long. Flowers yellowish-green; sepals c. 0.5 mm long, rounded, much broader than long, irregularly toothed; petals oblong-ovate, 1.5–3 mm long; staminal filaments 0.5–1 mm long, staminodes of female flowers similar but smaller; style c. 1 mm long. Capsule subglobose to ellipsoidal, 3–6.5 mm long, 3–6 mm diam.; seeds angular, 3–4 mm long, enveloped in an orange aril. Flowers mostly late spring and summer.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HSF. Also Qld, NSW. Restricted to East Gippsland where found mainly in rainforest pockets.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|