Lupinus species

Family: - Fabaceae.


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


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.


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


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