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Genus Delairea Family Asteraceae

Description: Perennial climbing herbs, stems usually striate, woody at least at base.

Leaves alternate, simple, margins palmately lobed or angled, reducing in size along stem, palmately veined; petiolate; stipulate.

Heads in terminal and axillary corymbose panicles; involucral bracts 1-seriate with small bracteoles present at base of involucre; receptacle ± flat, without scales. Heads with numerous florets; florets tubular and bisexual. Anthers tailed with sterile basal auricles. Style branches filiform.

Achenes ± terete, ribbed, glabrous; pappus of slender hairs, not persistent.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 1 species, southern Africa. Australia: 1 species (naturalized).

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Delairea odorata

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