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Oxylobium ellipticum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Mirbelioids
Genus: Oxylobium

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Oxylobium, also known as Shaggy Pea, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Fabaceae. The genus is native to Australia.[1] Species include:


Oxylobium comprises the following species:[2][3][4][5][6]

Species names with uncertain taxonomic status[edit]

The status of the following species is unresolved:[6]

  • Oxylobium angustifolium A. Cunn. ex Benth.
  • Oxylobium argenteum Kunze
  • Oxylobium dorrienii Domin
  • Oxylobium ferrugineum Lodd. ex G.Don
  • Oxylobium leichhardtii F.Muell.
  • Oxylobium luteifolium Domin
  • Oxylobium ovatum (Sims) Daveau
  • Oxylobium retusum R.Br.
  • Oxylobium revolutum C.A.Gardner ex Bennetts
  • Oxylobium ruscifolium Jacques
  • Oxylobium staurophyllum Benth.
  • Oxylobium stenophyllum C.A. Gardner
  • Oxylobium trilobatum Benth.
  • Oxylobium vestitum Domin


  1. ^ Crisp M. "Oxylobium". Legumes of the World. Archived from the original on 2007-09-14. Retrieved 2007-10-08. 
  2. ^ "Oxylobium". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2007-10-08. 
  3. ^ "Genus Oxylobium". PlantNET—New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust. Retrieved 2007-10-08. 
  4. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Oxylobium". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  5. ^ USDA; ARS; National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Oxylobium". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  6. ^ a b "The Plant List entry for Oxylobium". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden. 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2017.