Bossiaea prostrata R.Br.

Creeping Bossiaea

Small, spreading subshrub. Leaves alternate, consisting of a single ovate to almost round leaflet. Flowers to about 1 cm long, the standard orange-yellow inside, pinkish brown outside, the wings and keel purplish brown; spring. Ovary more or less stalkless, containing about 8 ovules. Fruit pod oblong, 2-3 cm long.

SA, E Australia.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Fabaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Bossiaea Vent.