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05 May, 2021

13 May, 2021

Otholobium stachyerum vs. Otholobium acuminatum

Otholobium acuminatum differs from O. stachyerum in its vestiture on branches comprised of yellowish hairs (vs. branches vestiture comprised of white to silvery hairs); leaves 7—10 mm long, scarcely petiolate (vs. 10—20 mm, petiolate), stalked; inflorescences transversely broadly elliptic to broadly ovate, comprised of 15 — 16 triplets of ebracteate flowers maturing more or less simultaneously (vs. 15 — 20 mm long, elongating during anthesis from 15 to 40 mm, each comprised of 20 — 25 triplets of bracteate flowers maturing sequentially and axis extending); flowers mauve to purple with purple nectar patch (vs. flowers rose-pink and white with reddish nectar patch on standard); calyx accrescent, glabrous except for a few short black hairs along the margins of the teeth (vs. calyx sericeous, white or black-haired carinal calyx tooth shaped like a minaret with as long curved to coiled tip extending beyond the flowers (vs. carinal calyx tooth 6.0 —6.5 mm long, and shorter than flowers.

From Charles Stirton

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