Common name: Cluster-leaf Bush-pea
Pultenaea cinerascens Maiden & Betche APNI*
Synonyms: Pultenaea microphylla var. cinerascens (Maiden & Betche) H.B.Will. APNI*
Description: Erect to spreading shrub; stems apressed-pubescent.
Leaves alternate, narrow- to linear-oblong to cuneate, 3–15 mm long, 0.5–1 mm wide, apex recurved, margins tightly revolute, concolorous; stipules 1–3 mm long.
Inflorescences subterminal or apparently terminal, lax to dense, leafy, often on lateral short shoots; bracts absent. Flowers 7–12 mm long; pedicels 0.5–2 mm long; bracteoles 1–3 mm long, lacking stipules, linear, hairy, attached at middle of calyx tube. Calyx 3–6 mm long, moderately hairy; lobes acuminate to acute. Ovary hairy.
Pod 6–7 mm long, flattened.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest, mostly on sandstone, Coolatai to Parkes district.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, CWS, NWP
Text by P.H. Weston & R.P.J. de Kok
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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