Lupin

Lupinus species

Family: Fabaceae.

Names:

Lupinus is from the Latin word for wolf and applied because they prey on the soil and inhabit poor soil types.

Summary:

An erect, branched shrub with 5-13 finger-like leaflets attached to a central point and pea type flowers and pods.
For more specific information see;
Narrow-leaved Lupin (Lupinus angustifolius)
Sandplain Lupin (Lupinus cosentinii)
White Lupins (Lupinus albus)
Yellow Lupins (Lupinus luteus)

Related plants:

Narrow-leaved Lupin (Lupinus angustifolius)
Pearl Lupin (Lupinus mutabilis)
Sandplain Lupin (Lupinus cosentinii)
Tree Lupin (Lupinus arboreus)
White Lupin (Lupinus albus)
Yellow Lupin (Lupinus luteus)
Lupinus hirsutus
Lupinus pilosus.

References:

Lazarides, M. and Hince, B. (1993). CSIRO handbook of economic plants of Australia. (CSIRO, Melbourne). #768.

Acknowledgments:

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