Home > Plants > Wonga Vine

Wonga Vine

Leaves

  • glossy green leaves
  • vigorous twining plant with pinnate leaves

Flowers

  • masses of pendulous bell flowers, which are variable in colour, from pure white, cream with purple-maroon veining through to yellows
  • flowers from winter to summer

Fruit

  • dark brown oblong capsule
  • up to 70 mm long and 20 mm wide

Human Use

  • Aboriginal people ate the fruit raw and crushed roots
  • fibrous leaves used to make waistbands, footwear, nets, traps and baskets
Opposite, Pinnate