Daviesia reclinata Benth.
Fl.Austral. 2:77 (1864)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 17 September 1999

Prostrate or straggling shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug (possibly all year). Skeletal sandstone soils.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Northern Kimberley.

IBRA Subregions: Mitchell.

IMCRA Regions: Groote, Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby/west Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.

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

Prostrate,spreading or scrambling or twining or climbing plants, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems flattened, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, not continuous with stem, 40-145 mm long, 1.2-5 mm wide, glabrous, terete; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 7.2-8 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 6-6.5 mm long, glabrous, ribbed; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 9.5-10.5 mm long, uniformly coloured, yellow; claws present; standard 6.8-7.2 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 7.2-9 mm long, not auriculate, keel 6.5-7 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.5-0.7 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 5.6-7 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 7-7.3 mm long, glabrous, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 10-15 mm long, 6-7 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, beaked. Flowers in August. Occurs in the Northern Botanical Province, in the Northern Kimberley IBRA regions.