Dissocarpus fontinalis Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Description: Hemispherical annual or short-lived perennial woody herb; branches covered with woolly hairs.
Leaves semiterete, to 10 mm long, 1–2 mm diam., covered with woolly hairs.
Flowers in dense woody clusters of 8–12, fused for about two-thirds their length, the upper perianth free, lobed; spines irregular, flattened or cylindrical, between the flowers.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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