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Marsdenia tubulosa F.Muell.
Family Apocynaceae
Marsdenia tubulosa F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Habit unknown.

Leaf suborbicular, 4.5 cm long (only 1 leaf on type specimen).

Inflorescence umbel-like, 5–10-flowered; peduncle 2.5 cm long; pedicels 4–7 mm long, glabrous. Calyx c. 1 mm long; lobes almost free, broadly ovate, minutely ciliolate. Corolla tube 4–5 mm long; lobes broadly o vate, 1–1.5 mm long, finely fimbriate. Corona lobes 2 mm long, with elongated filiform apex. Style-head slightly conical, 0.5 mm long.

Fruit unknown.


Distribution and occurrence: Known only from the type collection by Fullagar from Lord Howe Island (without date, but reported as 1871 by Green, P.S., (1994) Flora of Australia Vol 49, Oceanic Islands, p293).
NSW subdivisions: ?LHI
AVH map***

Text by K.D. Hill
Taxon concept:


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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