Dillwynia sp. trichopoda (Maiden & Boorman s.n. NSW40290) APNI*
Synonyms: Dillwynia parvifolia var. trichopoda Blakely APNI*
Description: Prostrate to spreading shrub up to 1 m high, often with long slender branches; stems with minute, antrorse hairs.
Leaves spirally twisted, narrow-oblong, 2–5 mm long, apex shortly incurved and acuminate, smooth to warty, glabrous or with tuberculate-based hairs.
Inflorescences umbellate, terminal, 1–6-flowered; peduncle 5–15 mm long, often bearing bracts below the flowers; bracts and bracteoles 0.5–1.0 mm long, lanceolate, margins either ciliate and/or with glandular lobes. Calyx 4–6 mm long, glabrous externally, shortly ciliate along margins. Standard 4–6 mm long.
Pods 4–5 mm long; seeds reticulate.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest and woodlands, rarely on coastal headlands, usually on skeletal soils derived from sandstone; chiefly between Goulburn R. and Taralga, with isolated occurrences near Ramornie and Brooms Head in the north and Clyde R. in the south.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by P.H. Weston & P.C. Jobson
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