Common name: Blakely's Bush-pea
Pultenaea blakelyi Joy Thomps. APNI*
Description: Erect shrub; stems appressed-pubescent.
Leaves mostly opposite, narrow-elliptic to obovate, flat to concave, 10–20 mm long, 1–2.5 mm wide, apex acute to obtuse, aristate, margins flat to incurved, lower surface darker than upper; stipules 1–1.5 mm long.
Inflorescences terminal or subterminal, lax, leafy; bracts each composed of a leafless pair of stipules. Flowers 7–9 mm long; pedicels c. 2 mm long; bracteoles 1–2 mm long, lacking stipules, narrow-ovate, acuminate to acute, hairy, attached below or at base of calyx tube. Calyx 4–5 mm long, moderately hairy; lobes acuminate. Ovary hairy.
Pod 7–10 mm long, flattened.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry and wet sclerophyll forest; Myall Lakes south to Merimbula.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by P.H. Weston & R.P.J. de Kok
Taxon concept: R.P.J. de Kok & J.G. West (2003)
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