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Genus Pullenia Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae

Description: Herbs.

Leaves alternate, pinnately 3-foliolate; stipules striate, scarious; stipellate.

Inflorescences terminal or axillary racemes; bracts simple. Calyx tube campanulate, upper 2 teeth ± fused. Standard oblong to ± circular, clawed; wings oblong, usually joined to the middle of the keel; keel obtuse. Stamens diadelphous; anthers uniform. Ovary with c. 2 ovules; style inflexed or incurved.

Pod transversely jointed, separating into 1-seeded articles; articles 1–6, indehiscent.


Habit
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Type
Specimen

Distribution and occurrence: World: 1 species in Australia, New Guinea and New Caledonia. Australia: 1 species, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania.

Text by R.L. Barrett, Sept. 2019
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Pullenia gunnii

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