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Senecio macranthus A.Rich.
Family Asteraceae
Senecio macranthus A.Rich. APNI*

Description: Erect perennial herb mostly 50–100 cm high, glabrous.

Leaves crowded, linear to lanceolate, 4–12 cm long, 2–15 mm wide, apex long-attenuate, margins entire to regularly toothed, lamina glabrous, base narrowed and petiole-like with tooth-like auricles.

Inflorescence corymbose, heads few; heads broad-campanulate, c. 10 mm diam., glabrous; involucral bracts 18–22, 9–11 mm long; bracteoles 6–12. Ray florets 8–13; ligules 15–25 cm long.

Achenes 4–5 mm long, brown, glabrous; pappus 8–10 mm long.


Flowering: chiefly spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in moist gullies in sclerophyll forest; mainly in the ranges from Wollomombi Falls south to Tallong and inland to the Warrumbungle Mtns.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, NT, CT, NWS, CWS

Threatened species: ROTAP: 3RC-
AVH map***

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


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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