Climbing Lignum

Muehlenbeckia adpressa (Labill.) Meisn.

Creeping or twining shrub with thin reddish stems, the leaves are ovate to orbicular often thick textured and shinny.

Cultural uses: Seed ground into flour, and stem extract drunk for stomach problems by indigenous peoples.

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What habitats does Muehlenbeckia adpressa live in?

Coastal areas

What is the distribution of Muehlenbeckia adpressa?

Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales

How big does Muehlenbeckia adpressa grow?

Stems can grow up to around 1m

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