Fl. Austral. 3: 369 (1867) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: extinct (x)
Small perennial herb, tufted when rootstock branched. Leaves rosetted, spreading, lamina spathulate to orbicular, 0.3–1.0 cm long, crenulate or shallowly 3-lobed, thick, villous, or occasionally almost glabrous on upper surface, apex obtuse; petiole shorter than lamina, attenuate. Scape erect, to 3 cm high in fruit, often villous; inflorescence terminal; involucral bracts 6–10, spreading, joined at base to form cup c. 6 mm diam. Flowers usually 6–10 per umbel, inner ones bisexual, outer ones male or sterile; sepals c. 0.5 mm long; petals sometimes present. Fruit obovoid, flattened, 4- or 5-angled, 0.2 mm long; sepals not persisting in fruit. Flowers Jan.
Also Tas. In Victoria known by a single collection (1941) from the western part of the Baw Baw Plateau, where growing on the margin of Sphagnum bogs.
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