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Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet

Family: Leguminosae
Daviesia benthamii ssp. benthamii

Synonymy: D. aphylla F. Muell. ex Benth., Fl. Aust. 2:88 (1864); D. genistifolia sensu Benth., Fl. Aust. 2:82 (1864), partly; D. acanthoclona F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt. Aust. 10:32 (1876); D. nudula J. Black, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 71:20 (1947).

Common name: None

Description:
Erect shrubs, 1-2 m high, with almost smooth long rigid branches, with few scattered subulate divaricate thorny-pungent phyllodes 5-10 mm long along the branches and more frequent near the summit.

Flowers 3-12, on rhachises 5-20 mm long, on capillary pedicels 3-12 mm long.

Pod 7-8 mm long.

image of FSA2_Daviesia_ben_ben.jpg Daviesia benthamii subsp. benthamii, twig and legume.
Image source: fig 357d in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).

Distribution:    W.Aust.

Flowering time: Aug. — Sept.

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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