Fabaceae tribe Bossiaeeae



Aenictophyton A.T. Lee 1973

1 sp.; C Australia (Eremaean zone east and west of the W Australia and Northern Territory boundary)

From ainiktos (Gk.: baffling) and phyton (Gk.: a plant), in reference to the difficulty experienced by A.T. Lee in classifying the plant

Shrubs; subtropical shrubland, favouring deep red sandy soils

Reference(s): Lee (1973); Crisp in Jessop (1981: 151)

Reminiscent of Bossiaea from which it differs by having flowers in lax terminal racemes and not subtended by a series of papery brown bracts

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