Sclerolaena tubata (R.H.Anderson) A.J.Scott APNI*
Synonyms: Bassia tubata R.H.Anderson APNI*
Description: Hemispherical perennial to c. 50 cm high; branches glabrous to hairy.
Leaves linear to semiterete, to c. 15 mm long.
Fruiting perianth hairy, 3–4 mm long, ± cylindrical, attached obliquely; spines 5, the 3 longer spines 3–5 mm long, the 2 shorter 2–3 mm long and fused at the base. .
Seed vertical. Uncommon
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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