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.
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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