Fl. Austral. 3: 467 (1867) APNI
Spreading, probably rhizomatous shrub to c. 1.5 m; branchlets and leaf undersurfaces often tawny, densely felted with Y-shaped hairs. Leaves opposite, ovate to narrow-elliptic, mostly 60–130 mm long and 10–35 mm wide, obtuse, flat, upper surface dark green, glabrous, conspicuously reticulate-veined; petiole to c. 20 mm long. Capitula 20–35 mm diam., in corymbs; peduncles typically 20–60 mm long; involucre cup-shaped, 7–9 mm long; bracts 3–4-seriate, graduating, sericeous, often purple-tipped. Ray florets 5–9, white, ligules 8–14 mm long; disc florets 9–14, yellow. Cypsela cylindric, 6-ribbed, 4–5 mm long, glabrous or sparsely sericeous near apex; pappus bristles white, straw-coloured or pinkish, 5–8 mm long. Flowers Dec.–Feb.
EGU, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW. Scattered in montane and subalpine forests and woodlands (usually dominated by Eucalyptus delegatensis or E. pauciflora) east from about Lake Mountain.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|