Twiggy Lignum
Habit & Size
Murray Mallee Region
Twiggy Lignum
Bud Opening
Twiggy Lignum (Muehlenbeckia diclina)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Betalains (Caryophyllales)
Family: Knotweed (Polygonaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Twiggy Lignum (Muehlenbeckia diclina)
This Photo:     🔍Leaves🔎
Synonym: Muehlenbeckia diclina ssp diclina
Other name: Weeping Lignum

Thank you InsideRelic & Prof Karen L Wilson AM for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
There seems to be a change in that the sub-species isn't recognised any more, with some movement of Muehlenbeckia genus to Duma.

Copyright © 2020-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Sep-2020
This species is classed as VU (Vulnerable) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)