Olearia covenyi Lander APNI*
Description: Shrub to 3 m high.
Leaves opposite, scattered; lamina ovate, 23–130 mm long, 12–50 mm wide; apex obtuse or rounded, finely mucronate; margins entire, weakly revolute; surfaces discolorous, upper surface glabrous, lower surface yellowish brown-felted; venation reticulate; petiole to 18 mm long.
Heads terminal, in compound corymbs, pedunculate, 16–22 mm diam.; peduncle to 11 mm long. Ray florets 2–3, white. Disc florets 3–4, yellow.
Achenes glabrous; pappus with 41–82 bristles in 2 series.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wet sclerophyll forest in mountainous areas; from Tenterfield district south to Barrington Tops N.P., from the eastern escarpment west to Yarrowitch and Nundle.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT, NWS
Text by N. S. Lander
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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