Prodr. 293 (1810) APNI
Stout, multistemmed vine or creeper to c. 7 m high. Leaves ovate to broadly elliptic, 5–15 cm long, 3–10 cm wide. Inflorescence umbellate, simple or branched, many-flowered; perianth segments spreading, oblong, 3–5 mm long, white to cream, sometimes reddish in bud; stamens 6–7 mm long; ovary 3–4 mm long. Berry ovoid, 6–10 mm diam., black; seeds 1–2, globose or flattened on inner face, 4–5 mm long. Flowers Sep.–Dec.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, HSF, MonT. Also NT, Qld, NSW. Occurring in sheltered lowland sites from the vicinity of the Mitchell River eastwards. Commonly associated with warm-temperate rainforest, particularly at the margins or in canopy breaks, also in moist eucalypt forests and occasionally in elevated rocky areas. Occasionally cultivated.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|