Ozothamnus rogersianus (J.H.Willis) Anderb.

Nunniong Everlasting

Opera Bot. 104: 89 (1991) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Erect shrub to 2.5 m high; branchlets densely cottony, viscid. Leaves spreading to deflexed, linear, 10–28 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, c. glabrous but minutely scabrous above, densely cottony, often yellow-resinous beneath, apex acute, margins revolute; petioles 1–1.5 mm long. Inflorescences hemispherical, 1.5–4(–7) cm diam. Capitula 60–100(–200), dull-yellow, turbinate, 4–4.5 mm long, 1–2 mm wide; involucral bracts 14–16, innermost spathulate, with lamina elliptic, 1–2 mm long, suberect to spreading, flat to plicate, white, margin irregular; receptacle bracts absent or 1; female florets absent; hermaphrodite florets 4–8. Cypsela obloid, c. 1.2 mm long; pappus bristles c. 3 mm long; apex narrowly clavate. Flowers Nov.–Jan.

HSF, OtP, OtR, SnM, VAlp, WaP. Apparently endemic. Known from only 4 geographically and ecologically disjunct areas-moist foothill forests of the western Otway Range and East Warburton area, and subalpine woodlands or shrublands of Mt Wellington and the Nunniong Plateau.

Source: Puttock, C.F. (1999). Ozothamnus. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-07
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Asteraceae
genus Ozothamnus
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Ozothamnus rogersianus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Ozothamnus rogersianus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

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