Billardiera scandens

Common name: 

Common Apple-berry

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPRSTVWXYZ) also Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Damp situations in open forests1

Flower description:

Pale yellow to greenish yellow1

Habit:

Creeping climber1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The fruit of this species is a long fleshy berry that is dull and greenish. The style in the flower is only about half as long as the corolla1,2

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Image of Billardiera scandens
Image of Billardiera scandens
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Image of Billardiera scandens Image: Mary Ellis
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria