Twiggy Bush Pea

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Pultenaea
Species: largiflorens
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

Erect shrub; stems appressed-pubescent.

Leaves alternate, narrow-cuneate, concave to folded, 3–10 mm long, c. 0.5 mm wide, apex obtuse and recurved, margins incurved to involute, lower surface darker than upper; stipules c. 1 mm long.

Inflorescences terminal, 1–4-flowered, often on lateral short shoots; bracts imbricate, caducous, 2–4 mm long, entire or 3-lobed, oblong to ovate to circular, acuminate to obtuse, usually notched, glabrous to slightly hairy, margins often ciliate. Flowers 6–8 mm long, almost sessile; bracteoles c. 3 mm long, lacking stipules, lanceolate to ovate, acuminate, mostly hairy, attached to lower part of calyx tube. Calyx 5–6 mm long, moderately hairy; lobes narrowly acuminate. Ovary hairy.

Flowering start in August and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Pultenaea~largiflorens
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Location

Bio Regions

FLB - Flinders Lofty Block

Specifics

Spring Gully

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