Brachysema latifolium R.Br.

Broad-leaved Brachysema

Prostrate grey-hairy shrub with trailing stems. Leaves alternate, ovate to elliptic or roundish, to about 6 cm long, 5 cm wide, margins slightly wavy. Flowers axillary or lateral, 1 or 2 together, 3-4.5 cm long; mostly winter to spring. Standard yellow, suffused red and with red veins and a greenish yellow mark at the base. Keel red. Fruit pod oblong, about 1 cm long.


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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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Brachysema R.Br.