Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet
Pimelea octophylla ssp. subvillifera
Threlfall, Brunonia 5:179 (1982).
Synonymy: P. villifera sensu J. Black, Fl.S. Aust. 588 (1952).
Common name: None
Low much branched undershrub; leaves and involucral bracts covered with long coarse antrorse hairs which are fewer and finer on the upper surface.
Involucral bracts 8-10; flowers 40-50 in each head, female in all specimens seen; pedicels covered with short fine hairs; perianth 6.5-10.5 mm long, covered outside with short fine hairs and additional long coarse antrorse ones on the persistent base.
||Pimelea octophylla subsp. subvillifera flower, outer and inner surfaces of leaves, outer and inner surfaces of bracts.
Image source: fig 449c in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
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