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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: An apparently rare endemic species on Lord Howe Island.
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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