Aphanopetalum resinosum

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Gum vine
Aphanopetalum resinosum Eastwood.JPG
Gum vine growing at Eastwood, Australia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Aphanopetalaceae
Genus: Aphanopetalum
A. resinosum
Binomial name
Aphanopetalum resinosum

Aphanopetalum resinosum, known as the gum vine, is a small plant growing in rainforest or eucalyptus forest in eastern Australia, from Nadgee in the south eastern corner of New South Wales north to Queensland.

Usually a vine or small shrub growing in moist areas. Leaves 4 to 8 cm long, 1.5 to 3 cm wide, wavy edged or toothed. Leaf stem 2 to 5 mm long. The stems hairless, marked with lenticels. Four petal flowers form on cymes, petals 1 to 3 mm long. The fruit is a nut, 2 to 3 mm long.