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Calotis dentex R.Br.
Family Asteraceae
Calotis dentex R.Br. APNI*

Description: Erect, hairy perennial shrub to 80 cm high.

Basal leaves absent; cauline leaves oblong to lanceolate, 2–9 cm long, 4–11 mm wide, margins toothed to deeply and irregularly lobed; upper leaves often entire, sessile; sparsely hairy.

Heads 7–13 mm diam., solitary or in a loose cyme; involucral bracts lanceolate, acute, villous, especially on the margins; receptacle hemispherical, without scales. Ray florets white; ligule c. 10 mm long.

Achenes cuneate, flattened, 1.5–2 mm long, red brown, smooth or with minute tubercles on the faces; pappus of 2, or rarely 1 or 3 awns 4–6.6 mm long, apically barbed, alternating with 2 broad ciliate scales (fused into a single scale if only 1 awn present).


Flower
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Herbarium
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Flowering: October–April

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in forest on sandy or gravelly soil; north from Macquarie Pass.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, NT, CT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by J. Everett
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


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