Sonder, Linnaea 25:475 (1853).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Annual herb to 20 cm high; stems short, glabrous, branching at ground level; leaves basal and near-basal, sometimes forming a rosette, pinnatipartite with curved ovate segments, along a rhachis c. 3 mm wide, slightly amplexicaul at the base, 2-12 cm long, 0.5-2 cm wide, glabrous, flaccid.
Peduncles erect to ascending, robust, 6-18 cm long, glabrous, with 1-3 reduced leaves near the base; receptacle convex, c. 2 mm diam.; involucral bracts 14-16, oblanceolate, acute, 4-5.5 mm long, green, entire, minutely glandular-ciliate; ray florets 25-30; ligules linear, c. 5 mm long, white to pale-mauve; anthers with terminal appendages.
Achenes c. 2 mm long, turgid, glabrous, black; margins with broad revolute wings partly enclosing the body of the achene; pappus a ring of microscopic papillae.
Among rocks in Acacia-Dodonaea scrub.
Flowering time: June — Sept.
SA Distribution Map based
on current data relating to
specimens held in the
State Herbarium of South Australia
Originally described from the Para River, but has not subsequently been collected in the SL region, and is apparently restricted to a small area of Eyre Peninsula.
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