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Pultenaea rosmarinifolia Lindl.
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Common name: Rosemary Bush-pea

Pultenaea rosmarinifolia Lindl. APNI*

Description: Erect shrub; stems appressed-hairy.

Leaves alternate, linear to elliptic to obovate, convex with deep central groove, mostly 20–45 mm long, 2–5 mm wide, apex obtuse, shortly aristate, somewhat recurved, margins recurved to revolute, concolorous or upper surface darker than lower; stipules 2–8 mm long.

Inflorescences terminal, dense; bracts imbricate, persistent, 5–8 mm long, usually 3-lobed, obovate to orbicular, acuminate to acute, with appressed silky hairs in the centre, ciliate. Flowers c. 10 mm long; pedicels 1–3 mm long; bracteoles 3–4 mm long, lacking stipules, narrow-ovate, keeled, margins and keel hairy, attached near centre or upper part of calyx tube. Calyx c. 7 mm long, moderately hairy; lobes setaceous to acuminate. Ovary hairy.

Pod c. 8 mm long, flattened.

Photo J. Miles

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Photo J. Miles

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath to dry sclerophyll forest on sandstone, Judge Dowling Ra. to Clyde R.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC
AVH map***

Text by P.H. Weston & R.P.J. de Kok
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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