Millotia macrocarpa Schodde APNI*
Description: Herb, usually 2–8 cm high, indumentum of dense, white woolly hairs; stems usually ascending.
Leaves becoming smaller up stem, narrow-linear, 0.5–2 cm long, c. 0.8 mm wide, base ± stem-clasping, grey-woolly.
Peduncles c. 1 cm long; heads c. 7–8 mm long; involucral bracts usually 6–9, 1-seriate, linear, woolly, apices fimbriate. Florets c. 15–25, 3- or 4-toothed; corolla cream often becoming reddish, c. 2 mm long, teeth ± obtuse and expanded.
Achenes c. 10 mm long, reddish black; papillae rounded, dense, ± transparent; pappus of c. 15–20 semiplumose bristles about three-quarters the length of corolla.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in semi-arid, open red sandy sites; not commonly collected, south from Pooncarie.
NSW subdivisions: SFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. S.A.
Text by E. A. Brown
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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