Form and Size: A straggly shrub, 1-3m tall, sometimes a scrambler
Distribution: Qld. and N.T.; in coastal scrubs, along stream banks and on stony ridges.
Leaves: Opposite, stiff, coarse textured, egg-shaped, tapering to the base, light green, prominent
reticulated venation, 5-9cm x 3- 6cm.
Flowers: White, tubular, hairy inside, perfumed, 1-1.5cm long; borne in small terminal clusters.
Flowering Period: August to February.
Fruit: Berries, globular, smooth, blackish, 0.7-1cm diameter; 3-4 seeds embedded in pulp.
Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from seed which must be fresh. A straggly shrub in the wild, but could no
doubt be greatly improved with pruning, fertilizing and watering.