Acomis acoma (F.Muell.) Druce APNI*
Synonyms: Rutidosis acoma F.Muell. APNI*
Acomis rutidosis F.Muell. ex Benth. APNI*
Description: Annual or possibly perennial herb, to c. 1 m high, frequently branching at base, ± woolly.
Leaves narrow-ovate, entire or minute-crenulate, usually 25–45 mm long, 8–15 mm wide, apex acute to acuminate, base cuneate to attenuate; lower surface woolly, upper surface less densely so; petiole 4–10 mm long.
Inflorescence. Heads 6–10 mm diam.; outer involucral bracts ovate, 1–2 mm long, inner bracts obovate-oblong, c. 3 mm long. Florets c. 4 mm long, yellow.
Achenes ovoid or ellipsoid, c. 2.5 mm long, dark brown to black, tuberculate.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on forest margins, and on roadsides; north from Nambucca district.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: ROTAP: 3RC-
Text by E. A. Brown
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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