Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Trichosanthes morrisii W.E.Cooper
Cooper, W.E. & de Boer, H.J. (2011) Austrobaileya 8(3): 381-383. Type: Australia: Northern Territory, Kakadu National Park, near Gubara Saddle, 28 December 2010, W.E.Cooper 2128, I. Morris & R.Dempster (holo: CNS [2 sheets + spirit]; iso: BR, BRI, CANB, DNA, L, MO, P, UPS).
A slender vine to 6 m, stem diameter to 2 cm, cream with black warts; young branchlets 7-ribbed. Tendrils 2-4-branched.
Male and female flowers on different plants. Male flowers: flowers racemose usualy beside a solitary flower, up to 11-flowered; peduncles 9.5-10.5 cm long; bracts reticulate, apex acuminate, attenuate or cuneate base; pedicel on solitary flowers ca. 40 mm long; sepals rhomboid, 3-veined, hairy; petals not seen. Female flowers not seen.
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