Commemorating Lewis Kennedy, 18–19th century English nurseryman
Prostrate, trailing to climbing perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, with 3 pinnately arranged leaflets; stipules present. Flowers in axillary clusters, paired or solitary. Calyx teeth about as long as the flower tube, the upper ones united at the base. Stamens united into 2 groups. Fruit pod cylindrical or flattened.
Grown for their utility as climbing or scrambling plants and their interesting foliage and flowers.
About 16 species Australia-wide.
Seed (pretreated), cuttings.
Leaves of 3 pinnately arranged leaflets; bracteoles absent; flowers mostly reddish and more than 1 cm long.
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.