Minuria denticulata (DC.) Benth. APNI*
Description: Perennial herb to 30 cm high; stems ± woolly with stellate hairs.
Leaves obovate to spathulate, to 4.5 cm long, 1–5 mm wide, apex often conspicuously toothed, margins finely toothed, lamina subglabrous or pubescent.
Ray florets white or pale lavender, ligule 2–3 mm long; achene glabrous; pappus of 7–10 free bristles, c. 1.5 mm long with barbs denser apically. Disc florets with corolla tube 2.9–3.7 mm long, glabrous or sparsely pubescent basally; pappus of short free bristles c. 0.3 mm long and 6–8 bristles, 2–2.5 mm long, with barbs longer and denser apically.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in low shrubland in places of ephemeral water; west from Hillston and Hay district.
NSW subdivisions: SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. S.A. N.T.
Text by N. S. Lander
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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