Millotia greevesii subsp. glandulosa (Schodde) P.S.Short APNI*
Synonyms: Millotia greevesii var. glandulosa Schodde APNI*
Description: Herb, usually 3–15 cm high; stems ascending or decumbent, dense grey-white wool intermingled with golden glandular hairs.
Leaves narrow-linear to ± filiform, 7–20 mm long, < 1 mm wide, woolly, becoming shorter up stem.
Peduncles ± distinct, 0.5–8 cm long; heads c. 5–6 mm long; involucral bracts c. 7–18, mostly 1-seriate, linear, ± fimbriate. Florets c. 10–100, 5- or rarely 4-toothed; corolla curved, yellow, c. 2–3 mm long, teeth ± acute spreading.
Achenes c. 5–7 mm long, outer ± as long as involucre, inner 1–3 mm longer; brown to red-black, beak often paler; papillae rounded; pappus with c. 10–20 plumose bristles ± one-third length of corolla.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in Mulga and White Cypress Pine communities on sandy soils, north from Bourke.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld
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