Common name: Hollanders River Bush-pea
Pultenaea percussa M.A.M.Renner & P.H.Weston APNI*
Synonyms: Pultenaea sp. Shadowgraph Bluff (T. & J.Whaite 3455) APNI*
Description: Erect shrub to 0.6 m; branchlets with long, spreading hairs.
Leaves alternate, clavate, 2.3–3.9 mm long, 0.7–1.0 mm wide, apex rounded, margins tightly inrolled, surfaces discolorous, lower surface green, slightly darker than glaucous-green upper surface; stipules c. 1.5 mm long.
Inflorescence irregular, not terminal, dense but not contracted, leafy, the leaves and stipules similar; bracts absent. Flowers c. 6 mm long, pedicels to 1 mm long; bracteoles c. 2 mm long, lacking stipules, narrow-ovate to ovate, acuminate, ciliate, attached near base of calyx tube. Calyx c. 4 mm long; lobes acute. Ovary not seen.
Pods not seen.
Distribution and occurrence: In the catchment of the Hollanders River, to the south of Shadowgraph Bluff.
On ‘shale slopes’.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Previously included under a broad concept of P. glabra.
Text by M.A.M.Renner & R.L.Barrett, Aug. 2022
Taxon concept: Renner et al., Aust. Syst. Bot. 35: 173 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1071/SB21030
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