Muelleria 20: 139 (2004) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect perrenial to 1.5 m high; stems sparsely appressed-cottony or glabrescent. Leaves pseudopetiolate sometimes becoming auriculate upwards, very narrow-elliptic to linear, to 24 cm long, to 15 mm wide, not dissected, usually minutely denticulate, both surfaces glabrous, glabrescent or sparsely appressed-cobwebby. Inflorescence corymbose, typically with 30–100 capitula; capitula non-radiate; involucre narrowly cylindric, 5.0–8.0 mm long, moderately to sparsely cobwebby or glabrescent; bracts 12–14; bracteoles present; florets 30–50, bisexual and female. Cypselas lageniform, outer ones often rather curved, 2.5–3.5 mm long, brown, papillose-hairy scattered in lines; pappus of slender hairs 5–6 mm long, deciduous. Flowers spring–autumn.
CVU, DunT, EGU, GipP, Gold, HNF, HSF, MuF, NIS, OtP, VRiv, VVP. Also NSW, ACT, Tas. In Victoria mostly throughout central Victoria and in the north-east in loam to clay soils in forest and woodland, usually in seasonally inundated areas.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|