Glycine clandestina

Common name: 

Twining Glycine

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Lowan Mallee (BCDEGHJKLMNPQRSTUVWXYZ) all States

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

Drier woodlands and forests throughout the Prom1

Flower description:

Blue or purple1


Twining herb2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has slender stems with leaves divided into three linear leaflets to 40 mm long. Flowers are in long racemes that arise from leaf axils1

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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