Pultenaea gunnii Benth.

Comm. Legum. Gen. 18 (1837) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrub to 2 m high, usually slender and erect, occasionally ± divaricate and spreading; stems at first sparsely hairy; leaves alternate, ovate to lanceolate, rarely elliptic, 2–6 mm long, 1–3 mm wide; upper surface glabrous or tuberculate, darker than lower; lower surface with pale hairs, or glabrous; margin recurved or flat and thickened; stipules lanceolate 0.75–1.5 mm long. Inflorescence head-like, of more than 3 flowers; bracts absent, but persistent enlarged stipules present at base of pedicels; calyx 5–7 mm long, silky-hairy; bracteoles attached near centre of calyx tube, lanceolate 1–2 mm long, glabrous or occasionally with midrib hairy; standard 6–8 mm wide; ovary hairy. Pod flat and exserted from calyx.

CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, OtP, OtR, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP.

2 subspecies.

Source: Corrick, M.G. (1996). Pultenaea. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Fabales
family Fabaceae
genus Pultenaea
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pultenaea gunnii in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pultenaea gunnii in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native

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New South Wales