Common name: Grafton Bush-pea
Pultenaea alea de Kok APNI*
Synonyms: Pultenaea sp. Gibberagee State Forest (Westaway 924) APNI*
Description: Erect shrub; stems sparsely hairy.
Leaves alternate, linear, 4.5–10 mm long, 1–1.8 mm wide, apex acute, recurved, margins incurved, concolorous; stipules 0.5–2 mm long.
Inflorescences subterminal or apparently terminal, lax, leafy; bracts absent. Flowers 7.5–15 mm long; pedicels to c. 10 mm long; bracteoles 1–1.5 mm long, lacking stipules, linear to linear-ovate, acute, glabrous, attached at base of calyx tube. Calyx 5–8 mm long, glabrous to sparsely hairy; teeth acute to acuminate. Ovary glabrous.
Pods 8–9 mm long, turgid.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest, on sandy loams; near Grafton.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Text by P.H. Weston & R.P.J. de Kok
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (2002)
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