Trans. Philos. Soc. Victoria 1: 18 (1854) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Rosetted, somewhat fleshy, glabrous annual, with ascending to erect flowering scapes to 1 m high, often glaucous. Leaves shortly petiolate, obovate to oblanceolate, 5–20 cm long (including petiole), 2–8 cm wide, obtuse, lyrate-pinnatipartite or margins denticulate, green to glaucous. Inflorescence a dichasium; bracteoles fused into a cup, 2–6 cm diam., usually toothed. Sepals 5, usually 8–11 mm long, connate into a tube at base, glabrous; corolla 15–17 mm long, usually glabrous outside, bearded inside, yellow, brownish or white, usually with purplish markings, wings to 1 mm wide; indusium depressed-ovate, with scattered long hairs around base, orifice more or less glabrous towards middle. Capsule compressed-ovoid, c. 8 mm long, c. glabrous; seeds orbicular, 5–6 mm diam., punctate, wing to 2.5 mm wide. Flowers mainly spring (but throughout the year).
LoM, MuM. All mainland states. Occasional in dunefields in the far north-west of Victoria (e.g. Hattah, Nowingi, Bambill areas). Generally a short-lived fire-follower.
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