Daviesia pleurophylla Crisp
Austral.Syst.Bot. 8:1221,Fig.27 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 6 June 1996

Divaricately branched shrub, ca 0.7 m high. Sand dunes.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon.

IBRA Subregions: Cape Range.

IMCRA Regions: Ningaloo.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Exmouth.

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

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, spiny at least in part, glabrous. Leaves or phylloclades absent or apparently so (reduced to scales). Pedicel present, 5-5.3 mm long, hairy. Calyx 2.5-3 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Corolla 5.5-6.5 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, with some red spots, streaks or blotches; claws absent; standard 5-6 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 5-5.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 5-6 mm long, not beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base). Ovary sessile or subsessile, hairy or glandular; style 5-6 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, not bearded, terete. Flowers in August and October. Occurs in the Eremaean Botanical Province, in the Carnarvon IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).