Red Parrot Pea

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Dillwynia
Species: hispida
Main Flower Colour: Orange

Description

Erect shrub to 0.5 m high; stems pubescent.

Leaves linear, usually 3–10 mm long, apex obtuse to acute and often recurved, smooth or rarely minutely tuberculate, with stiff spreading hairs or rarely almost glabrous.

Inflorescences racemose to umbellate, 1–5-flowered; peduncle 0.2–1.5 cm long; bracts 1–3 mm long; bracteoles 1–3 mm long, usually slightly hairy. Calyx 5–8 mm long, usually with spreading hairs or occasionally glabrous with a few fine hairs on lobes. Standard 7–12 mm long. Mature pod not known.

Flowering start in September and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is orange.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Dillwynia~hispidaCreated: 31 Oct 2014 - Stephen L (Clare) SA
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

Flinders Lofty Block (FLB)

Region Specifics

Spring Gully Conservation Park

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