Senecio linearifolius var. denticulatus I.Thomps.

Muelleria 20: 93 (2004) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Plants not glaucous. Upper-stem leaves very narrow-elliptic, narrow-lanceolate or linear, with l:w ratio 4–15; base (excluding auricles) cuneate; auricles if present ± disjunct from lamina, with lobes or segments 1 or 2; margin denticulate or dentate, mostly not or only minutely recurved or revolute; lower surface glabrous or somewhat cobwebby; secondary venation usually distinct, raised; tertiary venation usually faintly discernible. Involucre 2.5–4.0 mm long, 1.5–2.0 mm diam.; bracts 7–11. Florets 12–22; ray florets 4–8; disc florets 8–14. Cypselas 1.5–1.8 mm long, papillose-hairy in bands. Flowers most of the year, but mostly in summer.

CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, SnM, Strz, VAlp, WPro. Also Tas. In forests throughout the eastern half of the state, west to near Melbourne.

This variety intergrades with var. linearifolius east of Melbourne and with var. latifolius at the upper end of its altitudinal range (Thompson 2004b).

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2015-10-01
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-01-05
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Senecio linearifolius var. denticulatus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Senecio linearifolius var. denticulatus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Highlands-Far East present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory