Greek gomphos— club, lobos — pod, referring to the club-shaped fruit pods.
Shrubs. Leaves alternate, of 3 leaflets or odd-pinnate, the leaflets narrow and entire; stipules minute or absent. Flowers terminal, occasionally axillary or reduced to 1-2 flowers. Standards larger than wings and keel.Wings sickle-shaped. Stamens free. Ovary hairless. Fruit pod roundish to oblong, with 2-many seeds.
About 30 species endemic to Australia.
Grown for the attractive flowers, but can be difficult to cultivate.
Seed (pretreated), cuttings.
Leaves of 3 palmately arranged leaflets; stamens free.
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.