Itin. Princ. S.-Coburgi 2: 48 (1888) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: extinct (x)
Erect or ascending, glabrous or glabrescent annual to c. 40 cm high, usually several-branched from base. Leaves sessile, the uppermost sometimes auriculate, c. oblong, 3–10 cm long, 5–15 mm wide, distantly toothed to shallowly lobed, somewhat fleshy; surfaces glabrous, or rarely, the lower surface very sparsely pubescent. Inflorescence of (1–)3–10 capitula; capitula radiate; involucre cup-shaped or campanulate, 4.5–7 mm long; bracts 18–21; bracteoles few. Ray florets 8–15, bright yellow, ligules 6–9 mm long; disc florets c. 55–90, yellow. Cypselas fusiform but narrowly tapered toward apex, 5–6 mm long, densely papillose-pubescent all over; pappus of fine white barbellate hairs 5–6 mm long, persistent. Flowers Aug.–Nov.
Also Qld, NSW. Extremely rare, if not extinct, in Victoria, known for the state by a few pre-1900 specimens (Pine Plains, Kerang, 'Wimmera', 'north-western district near Mallee'). Habitat uncertain, but probably on loamier mallee soils, or clay-loam.
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