Ixodia achillaeoides R.Br.


in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew., edn 2, 4: 517 (1812) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous, viscid. Leaves linear to obovate, glabrous, viscid, dark green above, paler beneath, bases often decurrent into a narrow wing along stem. Capitula 3–80 per corymb, urceolate to ovoid, 3–9 mm long, 1–8 mm diam., sessile or shortly pedunculate; involucral bracts c. 20–60, outer bracts oblong to narrowly elliptic with entire margins, inner bracts spathulate, lamina about half as long as claw, margins entire to laciniate; receptacle bracts chaffy, subtending and enveloping each floret, the apex sometimes shortly petaloid. Florets c. 30–90 per capitulum; corolla cream or greenish and tinged with red. Cypselas 1.5–2.5 mm long, 4-angled, papillose-pubescent. 

Brid, CVU, DunT, Glep, GGr, OtP, OtR, VVP, WaP, Wim.

3 subspecies, 2 in Victoria.

Source: Short, P.S. (1999). Ixodia. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Ixodia achillaeoides in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Ixodia achillaeoides in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Otway Ranges present native

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South Australia