Commemorating Charles F.B. de Mirbel, 18–19th century French botanist.
Shrubs. Leaves alternate, opposite or whorled, simple, entire or with pointed lobes, margins turned under; stipules minute or absent. Flowers axillary or terminal, rarely solitary. Flowers with rounded standards. Stamens free. Ovary sometimes stalked. Fruit pod ovoid or oblong, divided into 2 chambers.
Grown for the attractive and sometimes fragrant flowers.
About 20 species endemic to Australia.
Seed or cuttings.
Leaves simple; pod with an internal septum or longitudinal groove.
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.