Brachysema aphyllum

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Brachysema
Species: aphyllum
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

This prostrate, mat forming pea plant was growing on the road shoulder in gravel. The leafless stems are flattened to function as leaves. The species name (aphyllum) means "without leaves". The bright red pea flowers have enlarged keel petals, giving the flower a flattened appearance.

Flowering start in July.

Identification

The main flower colour is red.

References

Florabase indicates that Brachysema is not the current name.

Created: 05 Mar 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

GES - Geraldton Sandplains

Specifics

near Kalbarri NP. WA

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