PlantNET Home PlantNET Home | Search NSW Flora | Contact Us  
FloraOnline
Introduction
Plant Name Search
Index Search
Spatial Search
Identification Keys
Classification
Glossary
HerbLink (Type Images)
WeedAlert
Other PlantNET Sites
Other Data Sources
NEW SOUTH WALES FLORA ONLINE Printable Page

Blumea lacera (Burm.f.) DC.
Family Asteraceae
Blumea lacera (Burm.f.) DC. APNI*

Description: Annual herb, 0.3–1 m high; stems erect, simple or branched, leafy, villous.

Leaves lyrately lobed to unlobed, 3–15 cm long, 1.2–5.4 cm wide, margins irregularly toothed to erose, upper surface sparsely to densely hairy, upper surface tomentose to velvety; lower leaves obovate to obovate-oblong, obtuse, often apiculate, tapering into a long petiole; upper leaves smaller, oblong to oblong-elliptic, acute, sessile.

Panicles axillary and terminal; heads hemispherical to campanulate, 8–12 mm diam.; peduncles silky; involucral bracts 4-seriate, linear to oblong, apex narrow-acuminate, hairy, the outer shorter. Florets yellow.

Achenes cylindrical, c. 1 mm long, sparsely hairy; pappus white, 3–4 mm long.


Flowering: most of year.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wasteland and along roadsides; north from Richmond R.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld W.A.

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Presumed Extinct
AVH map***

Text by M. F. Porteners
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


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.
  Privacy | Copyright | Disclaimer | About PlantNET | Cite PlantNET