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.