Minuria integerrima (DC.) Benth.

Smooth Minuria

Fl. Austral. 3: 499 (1867) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Erect glabrous herb to 60 cm high, stems usually simple for the greater part, few-branched above. Leaves narrow-lanceolate to -oblanceolate, (6–)10–50 mm long, (1.5–)2–5 mm wide, entire (rarely denticulate toward apex). Capitula 1–several in narrow corymbs; involucral bracts narrow-elliptic to linear, 2–4 mm long, c. 0.5 mm wide, glabrous, the outer acute, the inner obtuse and apically fimbriate; ray florets mauve to purple or blue, ligules 3–4.5 mm long. Ray cypselas narrow-elliptic, 0.6–1.2 mm long, lightly appressed-pubescent, pappus bristles c. 10–15, c. twice as long as cypsela; disc cypselas linear, glabrous, with pappus like that of ray cypselas Flowers Sep.–Mar.

MuF, MuM, MSB, NIS, RobP, VRiv, Wim. All mainland states. In Victoria confined to heavy clay and alluvial silt on floodplains of the Murray River, from Barmah district to the South Australian border (e.g. Strathmerton, Kerang, Kings Billabong, Lake Wallawalla).

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1999). Minuria. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Asteraceae
genus Minuria
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Minuria integerrima in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Minuria integerrima in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales