Daviesia cunderdin Crisp & G.Chandler
Austral.Syst.Bot. 10:322-324,Fig.1 (1997)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 1 October 1997

Dense, spiny shrub, to 1.6 m high. Fl. red, May. Sandy clay, lateritic sand.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cunderdin.

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

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete or angular, spiny at least in part, hairy; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, continuous with stem, 10-20 mm long, 5-8 mm wide, hairy, with simple hairs, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 4-4.2 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 7-7.8 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribbed; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 14-16 mm long, uniformly coloured, red; claws present; standard 12.5-13.5 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 11.5-14 mm long, auriculate, keel 12-13.5 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.7-1.2 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 9-11 mm long. Ovary stipitate, glabrous; style 14-15 mm long, glabrous, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), NaN (?) mm wide, stipitate or sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, beaked. Flowers in May. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt IBRA regions. Conservation Code Threatened (T).