Jacksonia chappilliae C.F.Wilkins APNI*
Synonyms: Jacksonia sp. Little Plain (Williams 94233) APNI*
Description: Shrub 0.5–2 m high; branches and branchlets stiffly erect, obtusely angled or winged, ± minutely pubescent, glabrous, green.
Leaves reduced to scales.
Flowers few, in short racemes in upper axils, axes minutely pubescent; pedicels 2–4 mm long. Calyx c. 3 mm long, deep red; teeth oblong-lanceolate, ± equal. Corolla 4–6 mm long, red and yellow (standard yellow with red markings near base, wings yellow, keel red or sometimes yellow).
Pods elliptic to ± oblong, 4–7.5 mm long, hairy; stipe 0.8–1.2 mm long; persistent style 2–4 mm long.
Flowering: Flowers spring to early summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Confined to heath and scrub among outcrops of acid volcanic rocks; known only from Woodenbong and Koreelah districts.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Text by B. Wiecek
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