Common name: Thin-leaved Tylophora
Tylophora paniculata R.Br. APNI*
Description: Twiner to 4 m high, stems ± hairy; latex clear, watery.
Leaves with lamina lanceolate to broad-ovate, 3–9 cm long, 1.5–4.5 cm wide, apex acuminate to a fine point; base cordate, rounded or cuneate, thin and soft, ± glabrous except for fine hairs along main veins and margins; petiole 7–30 mm long, ± hairy.
Flowers in loose, open, cymose panicles often exceeding leaves. Corolla 9–14 mm diam., white or pale green; lobes linear to almost filiform, broader at base, 4–7 mm long. Corona segments fused at base, apical lobes ± spreading.
Follicles 6–11 cm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in or on margins of subtropical or dry rainforest; north from the Williams R.
NSW subdivisions: NC, ?CC, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G. J. Harden & J. B. Williams
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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