Two subspecies (Vidakovic 1991):
- Ssp. fragilis is a more or less erect shrub found in the western Mediterranean region.
- Ssp. campylopoda (C.A.Mery.) Aschers. et Graebn. "is an extensively branched shrub with long, slender, fragile shoots which climb, are drooping or prostrate. Occurs in the karst regions of Dalmatia, Herzegovina and Montenegro in Yugoslavia."
"A shrub up to 5 m high which climbs or is prostrate. Shoots slender, drooping. Leaves up to 2 mm long. Male inflorescences ovate, almost sessile, bracts solid, globose; female inflorescences 1-2 together, with 2-3 pairs of bract scales. Fruit 8-9 mm long, red" (Vidakovic 1991).
Distribution and Ecology
Mediterreanean region (Vidakovic 1991).
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