PlantNET Home PlantNET Home | Search NSW Flora | Contact Us  
FloraOnline
Introduction
Plant Name Search
Index Search
Spatial Search
Identification Keys
Classification
Glossary
HerbLink (Type Images)
WeedAlert
Other PlantNET Sites
Other Data Sources
NEW SOUTH WALES FLORA ONLINE Printable Page

Cullen discolor (Domin) J.W.Grimes
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Common name: Grey Scurf-pea

Cullen discolor (Domin) J.W.Grimes APNI*

Synonyms: Psoralea discolor Domin APNI*

Description: Perennial herb with stems prostrate to 1.5 m long; tomentose to hispid, glands present or absent.

Leaves 3–10 cm long, pinnately 3-foliolate; leaflets narrow- to broad-lanceolate to elliptic or ovate, 1–5 cm long, 7–40 mm wide, apex obtuse to broad-acute; greener and less densely pubescent on the upper surface; margins toothed; petiole 2–7 cm long; stipules 3–7 mm long.

Inflorescence rachis 1–7.5 cm long; peduncle 0.5–3 cm long. Calyx 3–6 mm long. Flowers of 2 forms: chasmogamous flowers longer than calyx, white with a pink blotch on keel, pink or purple; cleistogamous flowers with petals included in calyx, white.

Pods 3–3.5 mm long, shorter than calyx, dark golden-brown.


Flowering: Flowers and fruits September–January

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sandy habitats.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. W.A. S.A. N.T.
AVH map***

Text by G.J. Harden & L. Murray
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


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.
  Privacy | Copyright | Disclaimer | About PlantNET | Cite PlantNET