Aphanopetalum resinosum Endl.

Gum Vine

in Endl. & Fenzl, Gen. Nov. Dec. 5: 34 (1839) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Climber or weak shrub to c. 5 m high. Leaves ovate, 3–10 cm long, 1.5–4 cm wide, glossy, discolorous. Flowers clove-scented, sepals 5–12 mm long, pale green, sometimes tinged reddish; petals, if present, oblanceolate, 1–3 mm long, cream; stamens c. 5 mm long, shortly exceeding style. Nut 2–3 mm long. Flowers spring (New South Wales).

EGU. Also Qld, NSW. Known in Victoria from a single 1993 collection near Howe Hill, east of Mallacoota, where growing on dry slopes in mixed warm-temperate rainforest and eucalypt open-forest.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1996). Cunoniaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-07-13
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder [Saxifraganae]
order Saxifragales
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Aphanopetalum resinosum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Aphanopetalum resinosum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present cultivated
East Gippsland Uplands present native

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Western Australia
New South Wales