Quinetia urvillei Cass.

Ann. Sci. Nat. 17: 415 (1829)

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Erect annual, 3–17 cm high. Leaves 10–25 mm long, c. 1.5–5.5 mm wide, c. spathulate when flattened but mainly conduplicate, inner surface less hairy than outer. Involucral bracts c. 3–5, narrowly elliptic or oblong, c. 5 mm long; corolla-tube c. 4.5–5 mm long, yellowish below but the limb and usually the lobes purplish. Cypselas 2.8–4 mm long; pappus bristles 3–8, 3.5–7 mm long, the upper part minutely barbellate. Flowers mainly Sep.–Nov.

CVU, DunT, Glep, Gold, GGr, LoM, MuM, Wim. Also WA, SA. In Victoria confined to the central-west where an uncommon herb of mallee, heathland and woodland, on sandy or loamy, usually winter-wet soils, or on mossy ledges on rock.

Source: Short, P.S. (1999). Quinetia. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-06
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Asteraceae
genus Quinetia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Quinetia urvillei in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Quinetia urvillei in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia