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Pultenaea sp. New England (R.Coveny 16631)
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Common name: New Engand Bush-pea

Pultenaea sp. New England (R.Coveny 16631) APNI*

Description: Erect to procumbent shrub; stems spreading- to appressed-hairy.

Leaves alternate, narrow-elliptic to obovate, flat to concave, 3–12 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, apex obtuse and often slightly notched, margins recurved, upper surface darker than lower; stipules 1–1.5 mm long.

Inflorescences terminal, dense; bracts imbricate, persistent, 2–4 mm long, 2-lobed, broad-ovate, acute, mostly glabrous with ciliate margins. Flowers 8–10 mm long; pedicels 0.5–1 mm long; bracteoles ca 2 mm long, lacking stipules, oblong to ovate, toothed near apex, acute, keeled, hairy, attached near centre or upper part of calyx tube. Calyx 4–6 mm long, densely hairy; lobes acuminate. Ovary hairy.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on granite, Ashford to Guyra.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS
AVH map***

Text by P.H. Weston & R.P.J. de Kok
Taxon concept: Fl NSW (edn 2)

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