in B.Field, Geogr. Mem. New South Wales 364 (1825) APNI
Small climber or epiphyte clinging to tree or tree-fern trunks by adventitious roots; branches, foliage and inflorescences hirsute with septate hairs. Leaves usually very unequal; larger 1 obovate-elliptic to oblong, 3–10 cm long, 1–4(–6) cm wide, apex acute, base cuneate, margins coarsely toothed, both surfaces dull and sparsely hairy; petiole 0–10 mm long. Peduncles shorter than larger leaves; bracteoles 2, leaf-like, 5–12 mm long. Flowers creamy-white; sepals ovate, 5–15 mm long, acute; corolla 25–40 mm long. Berry more or less obloid to ovoid, 10–30 mm long, 10–12 mm diam., whitish with purple flecks; seeds more or less ovoid, 0.5–0.75 mm long, longitudinally ribbed. Flowers mostly Apr.–Aug.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, Strz, VAlp, WPro. Also Qld, NSW. In Victoria confined to the east where often a common component of fern gullies and rainforest pockets.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|