Dillwynia elegans Endl. APNI*
Synonyms: Dillwynia floribunda var. teretifolia (DC.) Blakely APNI*
Description: Erect shrub 0.2–2.0 m high; stems hairy with short appressed hairs, especially when young, becoming glabrous with age.
Leaves usually crowded, terete to subterete, linear, 5–22 mm long, smooth or sparsely hairy with tuberculate-based hairs or rarely hairs coarsely tuberculate-based, apex shortly acuminate and often incurved, glabrous or occasionally with hairs.
Inflorescences usually 2-flowered, in the upper axils and often extending well down the branches, pedunculate; bracts 1–2 mm long, bracteoles 0.5–1 mm long, both ovate to lanceolate, often folded, glabrous with ciliate margins and tuft of hairs near apex. Calyx 4–7 mm long, glabrous. Standard 4–7 mm long.
Pods 5–7 mm long; seeds smooth.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on rocky sandstone ridges in heath to dry sclerophyll forest; from Port Jackson to east of Rylstone.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CT, CWS
Text by P.H. Weston & P.C. Jobson
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