Olearia asterotricha subsp. rotundifolia Messina

Australian Systematic Botany 27: 215 (2014) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Rounded to upright shrub. Leaves broad-elliptic to broad-obovate, 10–25 mm long, 7–14 mm wide, margins flat to slightly recurved, sinuate or shallowly lobed. Capitula in clusters of 3; peduncles 15–25 mm long; ligules mauve. Flowers Dec.

CVU. Apparently confined to a single population immediately below the summit of Mount Langi Ghiran, on south-facing slopes in damp woodland, growing amongst large granite boulders.

Superficially resembles O. rugosa subsp. allenderae, but distinguished by its subequal involucral bracts and leaves that lack tubercules.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-08-26
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Olearia asterotricha subsp. rotundifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Olearia asterotricha subsp. rotundifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Central Victorian Uplands present native