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Leptosema chambersii F.Muell.
Upside Down Plant
The 'pea' flowers are 'up side down' under the bush and difficult to see in the red dirt. Widespread in Central Australia.

  Leptosema chambersii Leptosema chambersii
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:88K N of Leonora, Western Australia Location:88K N of Leonora, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:2790 GPS coordinates:2790
Date:27 August 2016 Date:27 August 2016
  Field No.:5637 Field No.:5637
     
  Leptosema chambersii Leptosema chambersii
 
Description:Flower Description:Plant
  Location:Neale Junction, Western Australia Location:Neale Junction, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:28˚18.735S, 126˚27.208E GPS coordinates:28˚18.735S, 126˚27.208E
  Date:13 August 2012 Date:13 August 2012
  Field No.:1207 Field No.:1207
     
  Leptosema chambersii Leptosema chambersii
 
  Description:Plant with old flowers Description:Plant with old flowers
  Location:King's Canyon Rd, Northern Territory Location:King's Canyon Rd, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 24˚38.870S 132˚ 19.358E GPS coordinates: 24˚38.870S 132˚ 19.358E
  Date:6 October 2013 Date:6 October 2013
  Field No.:2256 Field No.:2256
     
  Leptosema chambersii Leptosema chambersii
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:Gary Junction Rd, Northern Territory Location:Gary Junction Rd, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 23˚13.373S 130˚01.739E GPS coordinates: 23˚13.373S 130˚01.739E
  Date:2 July 2014 Date:2 July 2014
Field No.:2543 Field No.:2543
     
  Leptosema chambersii Leptosema chambersii
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Gary Junction Rd, Northern Territory Location:Gary Junction Rd, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 23˚13.373S 130˚01.739E GPS coordinates: 23˚13.373S 130˚01.739E
  Date:2 July 2014 Date:2 July 2014
  Field No.:2543 Field No.:2543

 

References (accessed 2 December 2016):

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/4055

Crisp, M.D. & Taylor, J.M., (1987) Notes on Leptosema and Mirbelia (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) in Central Australia. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 10: 131-143

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Leptosema chambersii