Accepted name: Retama monosperma
Erect, spineless shrub to 3 m or so tall with pendent branches. Leaves simple, linearlanceolate, silky-hairy and soon shed. Flowers in open clusters with calyx 2-lipped, corolla about 1 cm long, white; spring. Fruit pod 1.5-2 cm long, obovoid and beaked, with 1-2 seeds. Syn. Retama monosperma (L.) Boiss.
W Asia, Canary Islands, Mediterranean. Naturalised in Qld and Tas.
Source: (2002). Fabaceae. In: . 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.