Desmanthus leptophyllus

Desmanthus leptophyllus

(Desmanthus)

FAMILY

Mimosaceae / Fabaceae

Species

Desmanthus leptophyllus

Common name(s)

Desmanthus

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pale yellow. Bushy shrub to about 2 m

Distinguishing features

Leaves bipinnate, stipules persistent. Flowers pale in a head. Pod flattened. This species has 10 stamens per flower where as a similar plant Desmanthus pernambucanus has only 5 stamens per flower

Scan of Desmanthus leptophyllus