Dillwynia phylicoides A.Cunn. APNI*
Synonyms: Dillwynia phylicoides A.Cunn. species complex APNI*
Dillwynia retorta subsp. B sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Dillwynia retorta subsp. E sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Dillwynia phylicoides var. leiocalyx Blakely APNI*
Dillwynia phylicoides A.Cunn species complex APNI*
Dillwynia retorta var. phylicoides (A.Cunn.) Joy Thomps. APNI*
Description: Diffuse to erect shrub to 1.5 m high; stems covered with spreading, stiff hairs.
Leaves spirally twisted, linear to narrow-oblong, usually 3–8 mm long, apex acute to shortly acuminate and often incurved, smooth to tuberculate, covered with stiff hairs.
Inflorescences usually capitate, terminal and in the upper axils, often tightly clustered, 1–8-flowered; peduncle usually <0.1 cm long, often bearing bracts below the flowers; bracts 1–2 mm long; bracteoles 1–2 mm long. Calyx 4–6 mm long, covered externally with stiff hairs. Standard 7–12 mm long.
Pod 5–7 mm long; seeds smooth.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in dry sclerophyll woodland to forest on acidic, well-drained soils.
NSW subdivisions: NT, ST
Text by P.H. Weston & P.C. Jobson
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