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Coronidium elatum subsp. vellerosum Paul G.Wilson
Family Asteraceae
Coronidium elatum subsp. vellerosum Paul G.Wilson APNI*

Description: Erect subshrub to 1 m high. Branches thickly woolly or floccose.

Leaves elliptic, acute, to 9 cm long, with thick wool below, sparsely woolly above. petiole slender, 1–2 cm long, woolly.

Heads on slender woolly peduncles to 10 cm long; involucre hemispherical, 4–5 cm diameter.


Distribution and occurrence: Endemic to Mount Warning. Near the summit on rocky volcanic substrate.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
AVH map***

The species name refers to the dense woolly surface on the underside of the leaves.

Text by Clare Herscovitch, Sep 2009, edited from Paul G. Wilson in Nuytsia 18:295-329 (2008)
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APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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