Common name: Yamba Bush-pea
Pultenaea rostrata de Kok APNI*
Synonyms: Pultenaea sp. A APNI*
Pultenaea sp. A aff. ferruginea APNI*
Pultenaea sp. A sensu Weston (1991) APNI*
Description: Procumbent to erect shrub; stems spreading-pubescent.
Leaves alternate, narrow-spathulate to oblanceolate to narrow-elliptic or narrow-oblong, flat to concave, 6–12 mm long, 2–4 mm wide, apex obtuse and often slightly notched, margins incurved, lower surface darker than upper; stipules 3–5 mm long.
Inflorescences subterminal or apparently terminal, dense to somewhat lax, leafy; bracts absent. Flowers 8–12 mm long; pedicels 0–2 mm long; bracteoles 4–7 mm long, scarsely fused to stipules, subulate, hairy, attached at or below middle of calyx tube. Calyx 7–11 mm long, sparsely to densely hairy; lobes subulate to acuminate. Ovary hairy only at apex.
Pod c. 7 mm long, turgid.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on sandstone, southern Richmond Ra. to Coffs Harbour district.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
This species is similar to P. ferruginea.
Text by P.H. Weston & R.P.J. de Kok (2004)
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