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Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet

Family: Leguminosae
Daviesia arthropoda

Citation: F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt. Aust. 8:225 (18_74).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Rigid divaricate to 1 m high shrub; branchlets angular, pungent with decurrent leaf nerves; phyllode lamina flat horizontally, lanceolate, to 35 x c. 5 mm, broadest near the apex, with lateral venation visible, sessile, articulate.

Flowers c. 6 mm long, few in an umbel on a distinct peduncle, on pedicels 2-2.5 mm long; bract(s). oblong-navicular, 0.5-1 mm long, light-brown, glabrous except for fimbriate margins; calyx glabrous, obturbinate, 2-3 mm long, teeth narrow-triangular to apiculate, more or less recurved, flat, margins entire; standard broad-obcordate, c. 6 x c. 5.5 mm, on a short claw; keel triangular, narrowing to the base, obtuse.

Pod strongly compressed, oblique-triangular, c. 7 x c. 3.5 mm, upper suture nearly straight, lower curved in a semicircle.

Distribution:  On dunes.

S.Aust.: NW, NU.   W.Aust.; N.T.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: Sept.


SA Distribution Map based
on current data relating to
specimens held in the
State Herbarium of South Australia

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