Coronidium lindsayanum (Domin) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Helichrysum lindsayanum Domin APNI*
Helichrysum elatum var. fraseri Benth. APNI*
Description: Low, compact shrub. Branches densely woolly, older parts with persistent leaf bases.
Leaves crowded, shortly petiolate, leathery, narrowly elliptic to elliptic, usually with recurved margin, obtuse to acute, apiculate, narrowly cuneate at base, to 5 cm long, felty below, glabrous and glossy above.
Heads subsessile to shortly pedunculate, solitary, hemispherical, c. 4 cm diameter; involucral bracts white or pale pink, woolly at base, very narrowly oblong elliptic, intermediate bracts with semi-terete, glandular-stipitate claws, in all to 20 mm long.
Cypsela c. 2.2 mm long, pale brown. Pappus bristles filiform, denticulate, persistent or breaking irregularly near base.
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in the McPherson Range, south eastern Queensland and north eastern NSW, in crevices of rocky outcrops.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2RCa
Text by Clare Herscovitch, Sep 2009, edited from Paul G. Wilson in Nuytsia 18:295-329 (2008)
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