Stylosanthes humilis*

Stylosanthes humilis*

Image of Stylosanthes humilis

(Townsville Stylo)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Stylosanthes humilis

Common name(s)

Townsville Stylo

Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow. Herb sometimes prostrate.

Distinguishing features

Plant much-branched, usually less than 50 cm tall, leaflets 3, veins prominent. Flower pea-shaped, standard yellow about 2 mm long. Pod sparsely hairy and black at maturity, to 4 mm long, with a hooked style 1.5-7 mm long.

Stylosanthes humilis