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Daviesia arborea W.Hill
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Daviesia arborea W.Hill APNI*

Description: Shrub or small tree with weeping branches, to 14 m high; bark corky.

Phyllodes linear-elliptic, 4–20 cm long, 4–12 mm wide, apex and base tapered, green, discolorous; venation fine, parallel.

Racemes 8–15-flowered; rachis 10–27 mm long including 2–4 mm peduncle. Calyx 4–5.5 mm long including 1.5–2.5 mm receptacle; upper 2 teeth united in a truncate emarginate lip. Corolla usually pure yellow or with faint red markings.

Pod 7–9 mm long, 4–5.5 mm wide.


Flower
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Other photo
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Flowering: September–October

Distribution and occurrence: Mostly in wet sclerophyll forest, on coastal hills to mountain slopes and ridges, 50-1100 m altitude; north from Comboyne.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by M. D. Crisp
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.
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