F. Muell. & Tate, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 6:107 (1883).
Derivation: Greek di, two; morphe, form; kome, hair; referring to the pappus of both bristles and scales.
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Small annual herb; vestiture non-glandular; leaves cauline, alternate, flat, entire.
Capitula terminal on the branches, radiate, heterogamous; involucres cup-shaped, becoming reflexed in fruit; bracts herbaceous with scarious margins, imbricate, 2- or 3-seriate; receptacle flat, naked, smooth; ray florets female, fertile, uniseriate, ligulate; style branches linear-subulate, flattened, glabrous, acute.
Ray achenes flattened, obovate, with marginal ridges, villous with shortly 2-fid hairs; pappus 2-seriate, the outer series of numerous barbellate bristles, the inner of linear scarious scales; disk florets tubular, bisexual, sterile, 4-merous; anthers acute at the base with short acute terminal appendages; style almost entire, papillose and tapering towards the apex; disk achenes abortive; pappus of a few small scales and bristles.
endemic to S.Aust.
Not yet available