Dendrolobium arbuscula (Domin) H.Ohashi
Ohashi, H. (1997) Taiwania 42: 137.
Chillagoe Pea; Horse Bush
Usually grows into a small tree but also flowers and fruits as a shrub. Living bark layer quite thin.
Middle leaflet larger than the lateral leaflets. Stalk of the middle leaflet much longer than those of the lateral leaflets. Stipules about 1.5 mm long, sheathing the terminal bud. Leaflet blades about 1-8 x 1-5 cm. Leaf hairs pale and prostrate. Leaflet stipellae filiform, about 1.5-3 mm long. Middle leaflet about 5.5-11 x 4-6 cm, stalk about 1.3-2.3 cm long. Lateral leaflets about 3.7-7.5 x 2.4-3.8 cm, stalks about 0.3-0.7 cm long. Compound leaf petiole grooved on the upper surface.
Calyx about 4-6 mm long, one lobe much longer than the other lobes. Corolla about 10-12 mm long, consisting of a large standard, enclosing two wings which in turn enclose a keel consisting of two petals. Keel larger than the wings. Stamens 10, filaments all fused to one another to form a tube about 8-9 mm long. Anthers about 0.5-0.75 mm long. Ovary + style about 10 mm long.
Pods flat, about 1-5 cm long, constricted between the seeds, consisting of 1-6 flattened 'beads'. Seeds about 3.5-5 x 3-4 mm.