Sclerolaena johnsonii (Ising) A.J.Scott APNI*
Synonyms: Bassia johnsonii Ising APNI*
Description: Hemispherical perennial to c. 40 cm high; branches glabrous to slightly hairy.
Leaves succulent, to c. 10 mm long.
Fruiting perianth c. 2 mm long, attached basally, glabrous; spines 5, spreading, the 3 longest 3–7 mm long, the other 2 fused at the base and 2–4 mm long. Uncommon.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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