Dissocarpus biflorus F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Spreading annual or short-lived perennial to c. 40 cm high, hairy; branches covered with woolly hairs.
Leaves semiterete, hairy, to c. 10 mm long.
Flowers 2–8 in axillary clusters, tomentose, fused only at their base when 2, fused more intimately as the number in the cluster increases; free portion 2–3 mm long; appendages usually absent.
Distribution and occurrence: Various habitats.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. N.T. S.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
| ||Key to the varieties|| |
|1||Flowers in clusters of 2 or 3, or rarely 4; plant tomentose||var. biflorus|
|Flowers in clusters of 4–6, rarely more; plant hairy but less so than var. biflorus||var. cephalocarpus|
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