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Gnaphalium diamantinense Paul G.Wilson
Family Asteraceae
Gnaphalium diamantinense Paul G.Wilson APNI*

Description: Ascending annual herb 6–12 cm high.

Leaves cauline, oblanceolate, 1–2.5 cm long, 1.5–3 mm wide, apex acute, base decurrent, margins undulate, both surfaces white- to grey-woolly.

Heads 2–3.5 mm diam., in dense globose terminal clusters subtended by 3 or 4 leafy bracts; involucral bracts oblong to oblanceolate, acute, scarious, straw-coloured, densely woolly and obscuring the florets.

Achenes obovoid, c. 0.5 mm long, brown; pappus of free bristles c. 2 mm long.


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Flowering: June–August

Distribution and occurrence: Grows along temporary watercourses and waterholes; confined to the far northwest part of the State.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A. N.T.
AVH map***

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


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