Billardiera longiflora Labill.
Billardiera longiflora (22712 Bytes)
A small, deciduous climbing plant. Sessile leaves, linear with entire margins, 0.3 cm wide and up to 2 cm long, alternate, pinnate venation, dark-green above, paler beneath. Solitary flowers, long stalked, creamy-white, sometimes purple-flushed, tubular bell-shaped, 2 cm long, flowering in late spring and summer. Followed by remarkable blue, oblong, up to 2.5 cm long fruits.

Home: Tasmania endemic

Other views: Leaves, Fruits

Cultivated: Tasmania

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Billardiera longiflora by Plants for a future database

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