Podalyria calyptrata (Retz) Willd.

Shrub to 3 m tall. Leaves mostly to 5 cm long, 4 cm wide, elliptic to obovate, slightly hairy. Flowers to 3 cm long, surrounded by bracts when in bud, pinkish to purple, keel white; spring to summer. Fruit pod woolly, to 3 cm long,1 cm wide, containing numerous seeds.

S Africa.

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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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Podalyria Willd.