Daviesia ulicifolia subsp. aridicola G.Chandler & Crisp
Austral.Syst.Bot. 10:39-40 (1997)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 7 June 1996

Erect shrub. Red sand. Sand dunes.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Great Victoria Desert, Murchison.

IBRA Subregions: Central, Eastern Murchison, Eastern, Maralinga, Shield.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Laverton, Leonora, Menzies.

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, continuous with stem, 15-35 mm long, 3-4 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 3.5-4.5 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 4-4.5 mm long, glabrous, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 6 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, red or orange, with some yellow, red or orange spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 5 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 4.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 4.3 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.2 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 3-4 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 5 mm long, glabrous, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 10 mm long, 7 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, beaked. Flowers in August, September and October. Occurs in the Eremaean Botanical Province, in the Murchison and Great Victorian Desert IBRA regions.