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Senecio linearifolius var. macrodontus (DC.) I.Thomps.
Family Asteraceae
Senecio linearifolius var. macrodontus (DC.) I.Thomps. APNI*

Description: Plants slightly to moderately glaucous on stems and other vegetative parts.

Upper-stem leaves narrow to very narrow-elliptic; base (excluding auricles) attenuate, cuneate, or cordate; auricles, if present, narrowly to broadly connected to lamina, entire or once lobed; margin of leaves denticulate to dentate, frequency of teeth 3–5 per cm; lower surface usually with scattered, spreading, coarse hairs; secondary venation sharply raised; tertiary venation usually discernible.

Peduncles glabrous. Involucral bracts 9–12, 4.5–5.0(–5.5) mm long. Ligulate florets mostly 5–8; disc florets 13–17.

Achenes 2.0–2.5 mm long, glabrous.


Flowering: Spring to Summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in central-eastern New South Wales from Barrington Tops south to Mt Cambewarra.

Grows in basaltic and sandstone-derived loams and sand in dry and wet forest and in woodland.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CT, ST
AVH map***

Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Thompson, Muelleria vol. 20 (2004)


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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