Viminaria J.E.Sm.

Native Broom

From the Latin vimen — shoot or twig, referring to the strange twiggy appearance of the genus.

For description see V. juncea.

Grown for the unusual rush-like branches and terminal clusters of yellow to orange flowers.

A genus of 1 species that is endemic to Australia where it is widespread, mostly in swampy coastal situations.


Branches rush-like; stamens free.

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
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Viminaria juncea (Schrad.) Hoffmanns.