Geitonoplesium A.Cunn. ex R.Br.

1 species native Aust.; Qld, NSW, Vic.

Geitonoplesium cymosum (R.Br.) A.Cunn. ex R.Br.

Climber with tangled branches several metres long. Leaves usually linear, sometimes narrow-ovate, alternate, 5–8 cm long. Flowers in paniculate cymes. Perianth purplish green to white, 6–8 mm long. Stamens free. Berry subglobular, purple-black, c. 6 mm diam. Seeds black. Widespread. Moist communities. Fl. spring