Tylophora barbata—Bearded Tylophora—APOCYNACEAE
Habitat— In and on the margins of Subtropical, Warm–temperate and Littoral rainforest.
Distribution— North from Lakes Entrance in Victoria to the Nundle district in New South Wales
Description—Slender climber or twiner, stems ± hairless
Australian National Botanic Gardens Canberra and Barrington Tops National Park and Bulahdelah State Forest
Leaves.—Simple, entire, opposite, with clear latex and basal glands. Leaves broad–lanceolate to ovate, 2.5 to 7 cm long and up to 4 cm wide, apex mainly acuminate, base mostly cuneate to rounded, thin, both surfaces hairless, lower surface paler, veins faint. Basal glands 1 or 2; petiole 7 to 30 mm long, hairy.
Inflorescence.— Bisexual, 5 to 9 mm diam., purple–red, in short umbels of 3 to 5 flowers
Fruit.— A follicle, fusiform, 5 to 7.5 cm long, seeds numerous, with a silky coma.