Decaisnina signata (F.Muell. ex Benth.) Tiegh.
Tieghem, P.E.L. van (1895) Bull. Soc. Bot. France 42: 436.
Aerial stem-parasitic shrub. Epicortical runners present.
Flowers borne in triads, each flower in the triad sessile. Triads on peduncles about 1-5 mm long. Inflorescence axis about 3-6 cm long producing 5-10 pairs of triads. Calyx about 0.3 mm long, minutely lobed. Corolla about 30-50 mm long. Petals united at the base for about 0.5-1.5 mm. Anthers about 3-4 mm long, staminal filaments about 3-4 mm long. Ovary glabrous, about 3-5 mm long. Style about 30 mm long. Stigma minute.
Fruits ovoid, about 10 mm long.
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Food plant for the larval stage of the Scarlet Jezabel, Northern Purple Azure and Northern Pencilled-blue Butterflies. Braby, M. (2000).