Dillwynia oreodoxa Blakeley

Grampians Parrot-pea

Austral. Naturalist 10: 165 (1939) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Erect shrub, to 4 m tall; stems glabrous. Leaves linear, 10–30 mm long, c. 0.7–1 mm wide, slightly twisted, often curved, moderately crowded, spreading to inclined, trigonous, glabrous, apex acuminate and pungent; petiole c. 1 mm long. Flowers in terminal, 1–6-flowered racemes; pedicel to 5 mm long. Calyx 5–6 mm long, glabrous, lower lobes shorter than tube; petals deciduous immediately after anthesis; standard c. 11 mm long, notched, yellow with radiating red veins; wings similar in length to standard, obovate, yellow; keel shorter, cucullate, red. Pod ovoid, c. 5–7 mm long, c. 4 mm wide, virtually glabrous or sparsely covered with short appressed hairs; seeds 1 or 2. Flowers Oct.–Jan.

DunT, GGr, VVP, Wim. Confined to the Grampians where found on rocky hillsides in heathy woodlands and open forests.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1996). Fabaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-09-22
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Fabales
family Fabaceae
genus Dillwynia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Dillwynia oreodoxa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Dillwynia oreodoxa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native

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New South Wales