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Glycine pacifica B.E.Pfeil & Tindale
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Glycine pacifica B.E.Pfeil & Tindale APNI*

Description: Scrambler or twiner; stems non-stoloniferous, with white or rarely pale rusty hairs.

Leaves pinnate 3-foliolate, rachis to 9 mm long, weakly dimorphic; upper leaflets linear to elliptic or ovate, to 10 cm long and 13 mm wide, apex acute; lower leaflets shorter and a little broader, apex sometimes obtuse; upper surface with sparse appressed white hairs; stipels to 2 mm long.

Racemes to 12.5 cm long. Calyx glabrous to moderately densely hairy with white to rarely pale rusty hairs; sinus between upper teeth 0.25–1.5 mm long. Standard 5–9 mm long; purple, pale purple or mauve.

Pods initially straight but twisting after dehiscence, usually 2.8–4.2 cm long, 3.4 mm wide, without purple flecks, sparsely hairy; seeds usually 6–8; surface rough, not mottled.

Flowering: Flowering time unknown.

Distribution and occurrence: On the ranges and slopes, north from Forbes.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CWS, NT
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Tetraploid, 2n=80.

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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