Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Olax imbricata Roxb.
Roxburgh, W. (1820) Flora of India 1: 169. Type: Burma, Malaya.
Vine stem diameters to 5 cm recorded.
Leaf blades about 8.5-11 x 3.5-5 cm, petioles about 5 mm long, broad but not winged. Lateral veins forming loops inside the blade margin.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in NT and CYP. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 500 m. Grows in monsoon forest and upland rain forest. Also occurs in Asia, Malesia, Taiwan, and the Pacific islands.
Natural History & Notes
May be parasitic on the roots of other plants.
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