Olearia incana (D.A.Cooke) Lander APNI*
Synonyms: Olearia pimeleoides subsp. incana APNI*
Description: Shrub to 1.5 m high.
Leaves alternate, scattered; lamina narrow-elliptic or cuneate, 2–18 mm long, 1–4 mm wide; apex broad-acute or rounded, without a mucro; margins entire or irregularly and coarsely toothed, weakly revolute; surfaces concolorous, both grey-tomentose; venation indistinct apart from midvein; sessile.
Heads terminal, solitary or in clusters, 20–46 mm diam.; peduncle to 90 mm long. Ray florets 11–21, white. Disc florets 20–27, pale yellow.
Achenes silky and glandular; pappus with 37–56 bristles in 1 or 2 series.
Distribution and occurrence: Habitat unknown.
NSW subdivisions: CWS, SWS, NWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. W.A. S.A.
Text by N. S. Lander
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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