Ann. Bot. (König & Sims) 1: 505 (1805) APNI
Erect shrub, to c. 3 m tall; stems more or less glabrous, smooth. Leaves shortly petiolate, trifoliolate; leaflets linear-lanceolate to oblanceolate, mostly 25–50 mm long, 2–6 mm wide, subsessile, glabrous, margins flat or recurved; stipules minute or absent. Flowers 1–3, 20–30 mm long, terminal or axillary; pedicel to c. 10 mm long, often appearing longer due to bud or flower drop. Calyx 12–15 mm long, dark green to black, glabrous outside, lobes valvate, lanceolate, acute, nearly reaching base of calyx, not ridged at edges, inside margins tomentose; petals yellow; keel incurved, sometimes greenish, densely ciliate along edges, hairs to 1 mm long; ovules 12–15. Pod ovoid to obloid, to 18 mm long, to 10 mm wide, turgid, glabrous, stipitate; seeds numerous, reniform, to c. 3 mm long, pale brown to reddish-brown. Flowers mainly Sep.–Nov.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HSF, Strz. Also Qld, NSW. Scattered across southern parts of eastern Victoria and generally uncommon. Found in dry sclerophyll forests, often on sandy or gravelly soils.
Similar to G. huegelii but generally larger in all respects.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|