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Dillwynia rupestris Jobson & P.H.Weston
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Dillwynia rupestris Jobson & P.H.Weston APNI*

Description: Erect shrub 1–2 m high; stems appressed-hairy.

Leaves spreading, linear, 10–15 mm long, apex with a short pungent point, pubescent when young but eventually glabrescent with age.

Inflorescences racemose, terminal, with basal flowers often subtended by leaves; peduncle 2–3 mm long; bracts c. 1 mm long, pubescent; bracteoles c. 1–1.5 mm long, pubescent. Calyx 4–5 mm long, hairy. Standard 9–12 mm long.

Pods c. 6 mm long; seeds not seen.


Illustration
C. Wardrop

Habit
Photo Andrew Orme

Fruit
Photo A.E. Orme

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath and dry sclerophyll forest on shallow sandy soil over granite and granite pavements; from Gibraltar Ra. to Ebor district.
NSW subdivisions: NT

Threatened species: ROTAP: Recommend 3RCt
AVH map***

Text by P.H. Weston & P.C. Jobson
Taxon concept:


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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