Hortus Kew., edn 2, 4: 327 (1812) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Erect perennial shrub to c. 1 m tall; stems glabrous. Leaves mostly 5–10 cm long; leaflets 11–29, narrow-obovate to elliptic, lateral leaflets 8–20 mm long, 3–10 mm wide, apices obtuse to emarginate, both surfaces glabrous; stipules 2–5 mm long. Racemes mostly 15–20-flowered; flowers 12–15 mm long; calyx glabrous, teeth usually much shorter than tube; petals dark red or organge; standard to 15 mm long, 15–20 mm wide, suborbicular, clawed; keel 10–15 mm long, apex obtuse, obscurely lipped; style tip straight or incurved, sometimes with a few-haired tuft. Pod ellipsoid, mostly 20–40 mm long, 8–12 mm wide, inflated, glabrous, stipe to 10 mm or more long; seeds to c. 20, cordate, 2–3 mm long, brown. Flowers Nov.–Dec.
NIS. Also Qld, NSW. Extremely rare species currently known from only 2 sites in the Wodonga area where it grows in open-forest.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|