Coronidium waddelliae (J.H.Willis) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Helichrysum adenophorum var. waddelliae J.H.Willis APNI*
Description: Erect, multi-stemmed perennial herb. Stem glandular-hirsute.
Leaves sessile, linear, to 5 cm long, sparsely glandular-puberulous above, glandular and white-woolly below, margins slightly recurved, apex acuminate.
Head solitary, terminal, hemispherical, to 4.5 cm diameter. Involucral bracts white (or pink in bud); outer bracts sessile; intermediate bracts narrowly oblong-elliptic, acute, with a semi-terete, sparsely cottony, glandular claw; innermost bracts shorter, obovate and ciliate.
Achenes c. 2 mm long, oblong, pale brown . Pappus bristles filiform, denticulate, smooth towards base, persistent or late deciduous.
Distribution and occurrence: Found in alpine and tablelands areas in eastern NSW and alpine eastern Victoria.
Snowgum woodland and heathland, above c. 220 m altitude.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CT, ST, CWS
Other Australian states: Vic. S.A.
Text by Clare Herscovitch, Sep 2009, edited from Paul G. Wilson in Nuytsia 18:295-329 (2008)
Taxon concept: Nuytsia 18:325-326 (2008)
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