Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 6 (1): 660, 661 ; Register:39 (1905) (1904) APNI
Herb to 30 cm high; runners slender, pilose, rooting at nodes, to c.50 cm long. Leaves basal and alternate along runners, 3-foliolate; leaflets ovate to obovate, terminal leaflet equal or slightly larger than laterals, lamina 5–15 mm long, 7.5–15 mm wide, glabrous to sparsely pilose on upper surface, sparsely to moderately pilose below especially along veins, margins toothed; petiolules 1–2 mm long; petioles 4–15 cm long, covered in long spreading hairs. Peduncle usually only slightly exceeding leaves, 5–15 cm long. Epicalyx segments obovate, 3–5-toothed at apex, with scattered hairs, deflexed at fruiting, c. 5 mm long; sepals ovate, with long, spreading hairs, 6–10 mm long; petals shallowly emarginate to rounded, 5–8 mm long. Fruiting receptacle red, ovoid, 10–15 mm long; achenes hard. Flowers and fruits Sep.–Mar.
*CVU, *GipP, *HSF, *VRiv. Also naturalised SA, Qld, NSW, ACT. Occurs in moist shaded areas of disturbed eucalypt forests and roadsides.
The fruits are edible but insipid.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|