Daviesia daphnoides Meisn.
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:54 (1844)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 31 May 1996

Erect, spreading shrub, 0.4-1 m high. Fl. yellow & red, May to Jun. Lateritic sandy gravel. Gentle slopes.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Cunderdin, Dandaragan, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Mingenew, Perenjori, Three Springs, Victoria Plains, Wongan-Ballidu.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 17 January 2020

Erect or prostrate,spreading or scrambling, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, not continuous with stem, 25-75 mm long, 6-12 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tuberculate; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 2-4.5 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 2.2-2.5 mm long, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 5.8-6.5 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow or red, with some yellow or red spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 5-6 mm long, glabrous, wings 5-6 mm long, not auriculate, keel 5.5-6 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), 4.2-5.6 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 4.2-6 mm long, glabrous, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, beaked. Flowers in May and June. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Geraldton Sandplains, Avon Wheatbelt and Jarrah Forest IBRA regions.