Red Parrot Pea

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


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.


The main flower colour is orange.

References 13 Nov 2014 - Stephen L (Clare) SA
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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