H. Wheeler, Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 18:55 (1935).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Velvet tobacco.
Herb to 0.8 m high or more, variably pubescent with nonglandular and glandular hairs; leaves radical and cauline or mostly radical, with narrowly winged petioles to 9 rarely 15 cm long, or upper cauline leaves subsessile to sessile; lamina to 15 rarely 28 cm long, elliptic or narrowly so, upper cauline leaves lanceolate to linear.
Inflorescence paniculate, usually few-branched; calyx 7-13 rarely 17 mm long; corolla tube 13-27 rarely 35 mm long, 1.5-3.5 rarely 4.5 mm wide at the top of the calyx; limb 7-24 rarely 30 mm diam., lobes obtuse to emarginate; upper 4 stamens level or almost so.
C apsule usually 7-11 mm long, ellipsoid to ovoid-ellipsoid; seeds 0.5-1 mm long, C-shaped or occasionally angled; testa usually wrinkled.
Horton (1981) J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 3:36, fig. 12c.
Grows in sandy areas.
S.Aust.: NW, LE, NU, GT, FR, EA, EP, NL, MU. N.T.; Qld; N.S.W.; Vic.
Flowering time: mostly April — Nov.
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