Gastrolobium minus (Broad-leaved Brachysema)
Gastrolobium minus (cultivated, labelled as Brachysema minor) Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia
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The Broad-leaved Brachysema is a prostrate shrub and a member of the Pea family (Fabaceae). It has oval leaves that are dark green above and paler and silky below. The plant produces orange red flowers with yellow markings between July and October.
open Jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata) forest
south-west of Western Australia
Spread: 1m - 3m
|Common Name:||Broad-leaved Brachysema|
Relatives in same Genus
Gastrolobium praemorsum 'Bronze Butterfly'