Tephrosia glomeruliflora Meisn. APNI*
Description: Erect shrub 1–2 m high, branches appressed-pubescent.
Leaves 5–12 cm long; leaflets 11–21, oblanceolate to oblong, 15–40 mm long, 5–10 mm wide, apex obtuse, minutely mucronate; upper surface sparsely appressed hairy, lower surface silky-hairy; petiole 10–20 mm long; stipules ovate, 6–10 mm long.
Racemes terminal, up to c. 15 cm long; clusters of buds enclosed on broad bracts. Calyx 4–5 mm long, silvery-hairy; teeth 1–1.5 mm long. Corolla 15–20 mm long, pink to mauve.
Pod linear, compressed, 5–7 cm long, 7–9 mm wide, glabrous except for hairy sutures.
Distribution and occurrence: Occasionally naturalized, north from Wollongong. Native of S Afr.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC
Other Australian states: *Qld
Text by Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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