Common name: Gum Vine
Aphanopetalum resinosum Endl. APNI*
Description: Straggling shrub or climber, glabrous, stems with raised lenticels.
Leaves ovate to lanceolate or elliptic, mostly 4–8 cm long, 15–30 mm wide, margins crenate to regularly toothed; lamina green and glossy, lower surface paler; petiole 2–5 mm long; stipules very small.
Flowers usually in axillary cymes. Calyx lobes 2 mm long, enlarging to c. 12 mm in fruit, greenish cream. Petals 1–3 mm long.
Nut 2–3 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread north of Nadgee; also in Qld and Vic.
Climber in most types of rainforest, often a straggling shrub in more open sites or along streams in open forest.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by GJ Harden (1990)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW vol. 1 (1990)
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