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Dillwynia tenuifolia Sieber ex DC.
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Dillwynia tenuifolia Sieber ex DC. APNI*

Description: Erect shrub 0.6–1 m high; stems with short, curved, erect or ascending hairs.

Leaves linear, sometimes broader at apex, 4–12 mm long, apex obtuse to shortly acuminate and often recurved, glabrous or hairy near apex, smooth or occasionally minutely tuberculate.

Inflorescences 1- or rarely 2-flowered, terminal or in the upper axils; peduncle < 3 mm long; bracts < 1 mm long; bracteoles c. 1 mm long. Calyx 4–5 mm long, mostly glabrous. Standard 7–10 mm long.

Pod 4–5 mm long; seeds reticulate.


Habitat
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Habit
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Flower
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Distribution and occurrence: in dry sclerophyll woodland on sandstone, shale or laterite; from Cumberland Plain, Blue Mtns to Howes Valley area.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CT, ST

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Vulnerable ROTAP: 2RCa
AVH map***

Text by P.H. Weston & P.C. Jobson
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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