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Tephrosia filipes Benth.

Tephrosia filipes var. latifolia Benth.
This plant has bright red buds.This variety has silky hairs on the underside of the leaves. One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander on the Endeavour River.


  Tephrosia filipes var. latifolia Tephrosia filipes var. latifolia
Description:Flower and pods Description:Flower - side view
  Location:Emerald Creek, Mareeba, North Queensland Location:Emerald Creek, Mareeba, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚03.1780S, 14532.4830E GPS coordinates:17˚03.1780S, 14532.4830E
  Date:8 April 2018 Date:8 April 2018
  Field No.:6446 Field No.:6446
     
  Tephrosia filipes var. latifolia Tephrosia filipes var. latifolia
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Leaves - underside showy silky hairs
  Location:Emerald Creek, Mareeba, North Queensland Location:Emerald Creek, Mareeba, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚03.1780S, 14532.4830E GPS coordinates:17˚03.1780S, 14532.4830E
  Date:8 April 2018 Date:8 April 2018
  Field No.:6446 Field No.:6446
     
  Tephrosia filipes var. latifolia Tephrosia filipes var. latifolia
 
  Description:Leaves and bud Description:Plant
  Location:Emerald Creek, Mareeba, North Queensland Location:Emerald Creek, Mareeba, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚03.1780S, 14532.4830E GPS coordinates:17˚03.1780S, 14532.4830E
  Date:8 April 2018 Date:8 April 2018
  Field No.:6446 Field No.:6446

 

References (accessed 2 July 2018):

https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6780951#page/214/mode/1up

Williams, K.A.W. (1987), Native Plants of Queensland 3: 300

Bosman, M.T.M. & de Haas, A.J.P. (1983), A revision of the genus Tephrosia in Malesia. Blumea 28(2): 449-451

https://www.tropicalgrasslands.asn.au/Legumes%20of%20Qld/.../Tephrosia.pdf

 

 

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Tephrosia filipes