Apalochlamys

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Biennial herb; young stems and inflorescences densely tomentose, not viscid. Leaves alternate, sessile, stem-clasping, cordate to auriculate at base. Inflorescences pyramidal, spreading, leafy at the base. Capitula campanulate, hyaline, pale brown; involucral bracts several-seriate, lanceolate, hyaline, pale brown with lamina narrow-triangular, erect, flat, margins entire; receptacle bracts present; female florets absent; bisexual florets tubular, 5-lobed, anthers tailed at base; style branches truncate, papillose cypselas with persistent pappus.

A monotypic genus, endemic to southern Australia. Closely allied to Calomeria

Source: Puttock, C.F. (1999). Apalochlamys. 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
Higher taxa
genus Apalochlamys
Subordinate taxa