Common name: Thin-leaved Silkpod
Parsonsia induplicata F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Slender twiner, watery sap.
Leaves ovate to narrow-lanceolate, 3–15 cm long, 1–4 cm wide, apex long-acuminate to a fine point, margins entire or crenate; lamina very thin, soft and glabrous; upper surface green, lower surface green or pale brown or purplish when dried; reticulum mostly invisible, secondary veins interconnecting to form an intramarginal vein; juvenile leaves often linear and purplish on lower surface; petiole 3–15 mm long.
Flowers in small open panicles, pedicellate. Corolla lobes 1–1.5 mm long, hood-shaped, erect, bearded at base inside; tube c. 2 mm long. Anther cone with tip exserted; filaments straight.
Capsule 6–10 cm long, slender.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in rainforest, chiefly on the ranges north from Stroud.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G. J. Harden & J. B. Williams
Taxon concept: J.B. Williams (1996)
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