Blood Vine or Butterfly Plant

Blood Vine or Butterfly Plant:Austrosteenisia blackii

Family Fabaceae

Dulguburra Yidinji name: MURRUNY

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Large rainforest vine with masses of maroon or pink flowers in loose branched clusters Sept – Dec. Distribution: Between Cooktown (FNQ) & the Hunter region (NSW). Host plant for the orange aeroplane butterfly (Pantoporia consimilis).