Bupleurum lancifolium Hornem. APNI*
Description: Erect annual herb, 30–70 cm high.
Leaves stem-clasping, ovate or oblong-lanceolate, usually 1.5–4.5 cm long, 1.3–4 cm wide; apex broad-acute with a mucronate tip; lamina with conspicuous fine dark reticulate venation.
Umbels compound, with 3 or more rays; peduncle 2–6 cm; bracts absent; bracteoles ± circular, 8–15 mm long, mucronate; rays 15–20 mm long; pedicels 1.5–2 mm. Flowers 1.2–1.4 mm diam., yellow-green.
Fruit ovoid to globose, 3–5 mm long, conspicuously tuberculate.
Distribution and occurrence: An occasional weed of waste ground. Native of S Eur.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC, *CT, *ST, *CWS
Other Australian states: *W.A.
Text by J. M. Powell, except for genera with authors listed
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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