Daviesia oxylobium Crisp
Austral.Syst.Bot. 8:1218-1220,Fig.26 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 5 June 1996

Glaucous shrub, 0.5-1 m high. Fl. yellow & red & pink, Jul to Aug. Sandy lateritic soils. Undulating plains.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Corrigin, Cunderdin, Kellerberrin, Mundaring, Quairading, Tammin.

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; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, not continuous with stem, 20-100 mm long, 1.5-2 mm wide, glabrous, terete; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 2.6-9 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 3.2-4 mm long, glabrous, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 6-8 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, pink or red, with some yellow, pink or red spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 5-5.5 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, not auriculate, keel 4.5-4.6 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.3-0.4 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 4-4.5 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 4.8-5 mm long, glabrous, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, beaked. Flowers in July and August. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt and Jarrah Forest IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Four (P4).