Scientific Name:
Pultenaea daphnoides J.C.Wendl.
Vernacular Name(s):

Shrub up to 2 m high; twigs angular, finely hairy. Lvs alternate, glabrous, cuneate-ovate to cuneate-oblong, (10)–15–30 mm long, with margins somewhat recurved, mucronate; midvein prominent; petiole 2–3 mm long; stipules glabrous, triangular, dark brown, c. 1.5 mm long. Infl. terminal, ± umbellate or shortly racemose, with numerous fls subtended by 2–4 or more lvs; pedicels 2–4 mm long; bracts imbricate, sericeous toward base, ovate and mostly 3-lobed; outer bracts 1–3 mm long and persistent; inner bracts up to 5 mm long and deciduous; outer fls subtended by deciduous bracteoles similar to inner bracts; all fls with linear, persistent, sericeous bracteoles attached to calyx. Calyx densely sericeous; calyx teeth < tube. Corolla 8–10 mm long, yellowish with dark keel. Pod sericeous at least when young, ovoid-oblong, flattened, 1–2-seeded, 5–7 mm long.

[From: Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]


Flowering: Sep.–Oct.