Adansonia, 3, 33: 291 (2011) APNI
Scrambling shrub or woody climber, more or less glabrous; branches to 6 m long. Leaves narrow-elliptic to ovate, 2–9 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, acuminate, base cuneate to rounded, margins entire, domatia often present in vein axils on both surfaces; petiole 2–12 mm long; stipules deciduous. Inflorescences usually terminal, 3–20-flowered heads; peduncles paired, 5–35 mm long. Flowers bisexual; calyces completely fused, truncate or minutely toothed. Corolla white to pale purplish, often yellowish with age, tube 2–6 mm long, lobes 3 or 4, 2–5 mm long, more or less obtuse. Fruit irregularly shaped, usually 6–15 mm diam., fleshy, orange. Flowers Oct.–Feb.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE. In Victoria confined to moist lowland rainforest communities of East Gippsland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|