Bossiaea vombata

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Bossiaea vombata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Bossiaea
Species: B. vombata
Binomial name
Bossiaea vombata

Bossiaea sp. aff. bracteosa (Wombat Forest)

Bossiaea vombata, commonly known as Wombat Bossiaea, is a species of flowering plant in the pea family (Fabaceae).[1] It is endemic to the Wombat State Forest in Victoria, Australia. It has flat, blue-green leafless branches and grows up to 2 metres in height. Flowers appear between November and December in its native range. These are yellow with a red-brown centre. The seed pods are oblong in shape and around 40 mm long.[2] The species was first formally described in 2008.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Bossiaea vombata". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. 
  2. ^ Wild Plants of Victoria (database). Viridans Biological Databases & Department of Sustainability and Environment. 2009. 

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