Dillwynia glaberrima

Common name: 

Smooth Parrot-pea

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wimmera, Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPRSTWXZ) also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Wetter heathlands and open understories1

Flower description:

Yellow and red2


Erect shrub 0.5-2 m tall2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has linear leaves that are glabrous and to 3 cm long. Flowers are at or towards the end of branches2

Image of Dillwynia glaberrima
Image of Dillwynia glaberrima
Image of Dillwynia glaberrima Image: Will Neal
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria