Daviesia lineata Crisp
Austral.Syst.Bot. 8:1207 (1995)

Conservation Code: Priority Two
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 5 June 1996

Erect, bushy shrub, 0.6-2 m high. Fl. yellow/orange & red/brown, Aug to Sep. White or yellow sand, sometimes over lateritic gravel. Undulating plains, low sand ridges.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Lake Grace.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 4 December 2020

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, continuous with stem, 55-120 mm long, 0.8-1.7 mm wide, glabrous, terete; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 6.5-9.5 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 5-6.5 mm long, glabrous, ribbed; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 10-11 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, red, orange or brown, with some yellow, red, orange or brown spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 7-9.2 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 6-7 mm long, not auriculate, keel 6.5-7 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.4-0.5 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 5.5-8.5 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 7.5-9.5 mm long, glabrous, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 20 mm long, 10 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, beaked. Flowers in August and September. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Mallee IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).