Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet
Pimelea octophylla ssp. petraea
Threlfall, Brunonia 5:178 (1982).
Synonymy: P. petraea Meissner, Linnaea 26:347 (1854).
Common name: None
Shrub to 0.5 m; leaves and involucral bracts covered with long fine white hairs.
Involucral bracts 13-22; flowers 50-150 in each head; pedicels to 0.5 mm long, covered with fine hairs to 1 mm long; perianth 9-13 mm long, covered outside with long fine white spreading hairs and additional coarse hairs on the upper tube.
||Pimelea octophylla subsp. petraea twig, flower, outer and inner surfaces of leaves, outer and inner surfaces of bracts.
Image source: fig 449b in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Flowering time: Aug. — Nov.
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