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Zornia dyctiocarpa DC. var. dyctiocarpa Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Common name: Zornia

Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa DC. APNI*

Description: Prostrate or decumbent perennial to c. 30 cm high, ± gland-dotted, glabrous or sparsely hairy.

Leaves with 2 leaflets; lower leaflets ± ovate, upper ones lanceolate to linear, 0.8–3 cm long, 2–5 mm, rarely to 10 mm wide; petiole 15–20 mm long; stipules narrow-ovate, 6–8 mm long, apex ± acute.

Inflorescences up to 20 cm long; bracts ovate 8–12 mm long, 3–5 mm wide, glabrous to sparsely ciliate. Calyx 4–5 mm long. Corolla 5–12 mm long, yellow to orange with dark red blotches. Lomentum 15–25 mm long; articles 4–9, reticulate, glabrous or sparsely ciliate, rarely with bristles.


Habit
Photo J. R. Hosking

Flower
Photo L. von Richter

Fruit
Photo L. von Richter

Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in grassland and open forest.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, NWP
Other Australian states: Qld N.T.
AVH map***


The single variety in NSW. Characters and distribution as for the species in NSW.

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.

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