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Oxylobium  ellipticum (Vent.) R.Br.  trib. Mirbelieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Oxylobium  ellipticum (Vent.) R.Br.  trib. Mirbelieae
SynonymsCallistachys elliptica Vent. (basionym)
 Pleurandra reticulata Hook.
 Oxylobium ellipticum var. alpinum Maiden & Betche
Territory AustraliaNew South WalesTasmaniaVictoria
thickets and heaths
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves of 3-4, verticillate, elliptic, ovate or lanceolate, 1-3cm, coriaceous, abaxially appressed silvery hirsute, flowers 10-15mm long, in compact, terminal cluster
Size10-100cm
Colororange yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHarden, G.J. (ed.): Flora of New South Wales (1990-1993)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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