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Zornia floribunda S.T.Reynolds & A.E.Holland
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Zornia floribunda S.T.Reynolds & A.E.Holland APNI*

Description: Erect perennial to c. 40 cm high, ± gland-dotted, glabrous to sparsely pubescent.

Leaves with 2 leaflets, linear, 1–2.5 cm long, 1–2 mm wide, glabrous; petioles 0.5–1.5 cm long; stipules narrow-lanceolate, to 12 mm long, apex ± subulate.

Inflorescences mostly 6–10 cm long; bracts lanceolate to ovate, 10–12 mm long, 2–5 mm wide, sparsely ciliate. Calyx tube to 3.5 mm long. Corolla yellow to orange, 5–10 mm long. Lomentum 10–15 mm long; articles 5 or 6, bristles numerous, shortly hairy.


Flowering: summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in grassland in dry sclerophyll forest; not common, in the Grafton and Bingara districts.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by T. A. James
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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