Chorizema dicksonii R.A.Graham

Yellow-eyed Flame Pea

Shrub to 1 m tall. Leaves narrowly ovate, elliptic or obovate, to about 2 cm long, 0.5 cm wide, thick, twisted, pungently pointed. Flowers in open terminal clusters of about 4 flowers. Corolla orange to red with a large yellow blot; spring to early summer. Fruit pod stalked, brown when mature, to about 1 cm long, slightly hairy.


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        Chorizema Labill.