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Handsome Flat-pea (Platylobium formosum) An erect plant about 2 mtrs tall with soft green, broad leaves and short racemes of bright orange pea flowers with deep red centres. The pods were interesting in themselves- a pale orange in colour and flat &amp; triangular in shape. Leaves looked like they would be frost-resistant.<br />
A native of Australia, this was spotted in a regenerated tract of land along a suburban road. Australia,Geotagged,Handsome flat-pea,Platylobium formosum,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Handsome Flat-pea (Platylobium formosum)

An erect plant about 2 mtrs tall with soft green, broad leaves and short racemes of bright orange pea flowers with deep red centres. The pods were interesting in themselves- a pale orange in colour and flat & triangular in shape. Leaves looked like they would be frost-resistant.
A native of Australia, this was spotted in a regenerated tract of land along a suburban road.

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  1. Beautiful! Posted one month ago

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''Platylobium formosum'', also known as handsome flat-pea, is a shrub that is endemic to Australia. It is a member of the family Fabaceae and of the genus ''Platylobium''.

Similar species: Fabales
Species identified by Leuba Ridgway
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By Leuba Ridgway

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Uploaded Oct 23, 2020. Captured Oct 18, 2020 14:48 in 5 Sullivan Ave, Lysterfield VIC 3156, Australia.
  • SZ-10
  • f/3.7
  • 10/1250s
  • ISO64
  • 10.99mm