Glycine cyrtoloba Tindale APNI*
Description: Twiner, stems rarely stoloniferous; sparsely strigose.
Leaves weakly pinnately 3-foliolate; leaflets mostly oblong-elliptic or ± elliptic to ± ovate, 1–4.7 cm long, 3–15 mm wide, apex rounded to acute, upper surface ± glabrous, lower surface sparsely strigose; stipels present on terminal petiolule.
Racemes 2–6-flowered, usually shorter than leaves. Calyx pubescent, 3 lower sepals shorter than the tube. Standard 6–8 mm long, pale blue to red-purple or pinkish lilac.
Pod curved, 1–4 cm long, 2–4 mm wide, with purple flecks, sparsely strigose; seeds 6–9.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll woodland or littoral rainforest, in gullies or rocky hillsides, mostly on Kangaroo Creek sandstone; north from Grafton.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by B.E. Pfeil & M.D. Tindale
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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