Decaisnina brittenii (Blakely) Barlow subsp. brittenii
Barlow, B.A. (1966) Australian Journal Botany 14: 433.
Aerial stem-parasitic shrub. Epicortical runners present.
Leaf blades thick and fleshy, brittle, breaking along a straight line when bent back on themselves. Leaf blades about 7-17 x 0.3-2.0 cm, petioles about 0.5-1 cm long. Venation not obvious on either the upper or lower surfaces.
Flowers borne in triads, all flowers sessile. Triad peduncles about 2-4 mm long. Inflorescence axis about 3-5 mm long bearing 3-9 pairs of secund triads. Calyx about 0.7-1 mm long, without lobes or weakly lobed or toothed. Corolla about 18-25 mm long, mainly red except for a green section towards the apex, tips purplish or reddish brown. Petals united at the base for about 0.5-3 mm, upper part of the perianth about 10 mm long and sharply reflexed. Anthers about 2-3 mm long, staminal filaments about 2.5-5 mm long. Ovary about 3.5 mm long. Style pink towards the base, green in the upper half, about 20 mm long. Stigma small, green and terminal.
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