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Vittadinia cervicularis

Citation: N. Burb., Brunonia 5:37 (1982) var. cervicalads.

Synonymy: V. triloba sensu J. Black, Fl. S. Aust. 595 (1929), partly, non DC.

Common name: None

Description:
Annual herb 15-30 cm high; stems erect, branched; vestiture hispid to hirsute, with glandular and non-glandular hairs; leaves varying in size and shape on the one plant, subconduplicate, obovate with narrowed base to spathulate, 0.7-3.5 cm long, 1-10 mm wide, entire or with 1-4 small lateral lobes; apices obtuse, recurved.

Rnvolucres 10-14 mm long; bracts linear with attenuate ciliate apices; ray florets 2- or 3-seriate, white to mauve.

Achene flattened, oblanceolate, 8.5-10 mm long, narrowed into a neck 0.5-3 mm long at the summit; marginal ridges pubescent; faces with ribs converging below the summit, pubescent with glandular and non-glandular hairs; pappus bristles multiseriate, barbellate, 8-9 mm long.

Distribution:  In woodland, mallee and cleared land.

  W.Aust.; N.S.W.; Vic.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: most of the year.


SA Distribution Map based
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specimens held in the
State Herbarium of South Australia

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