Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Flemingia involucrata

Fabaceae

Form and size: An erect perennial herb growing  to 1m high
It has thick rootstock from which it can regrow annually

Distribution:  A tropical plant of the Top End

Leaves: Tri-foliate; the leaflets are  5-8 cm long and 2-4 cm across.
Elliptical with a sharp point

Flowers: Dense clusters of pink and purple flowers occur in the axils of the upper leaves, and each is 2-3cm across

Fruit: Pods about 6cm long containing black seeds