Coronidium oxylepis subsp. oxylepis (F.Muell.) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Description: Erect perennial to 0.5 m high. Stem woolly, dense towards apex.
Leaves often densely clustered towards base, scattered above, narrowly oblong to linear, acuminate, sparsely cottony or rarely glabrous.
Involucral bracts with glandular-puberulous stipe.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in coastal or near-coastal areas on sand in north-east NSW north of Yamba and in Queensland south of Caloundra.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Distinguished from the other subspecies by its woolly stem and narrowly oblong, sessile leaves, sparsely cottony to almost glabrous. Grades into subsp. lanatum in the south and inland.
Text by Clare Herscovitch, Sep 2009, edited from Paul G. Wilson in Nuytsia 18:295-329 (2008)
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