Rutidosis murchisonii F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Erect herb up to 40 cm high.
Leaves mostly cauline, linear or linear-elliptic, 1- 6 cm long, 1–3 mm wide, sessile, upper surface woolly or ± glabrous, lower surface woolly.
Heads terminal; involucres ± hemispherical, 8–10 mm diam., involucral bracts glabrous, florets yellow.
Achenes c.1 mm long; pappus of 8–12 narrow acute scales with long cilia on margin.
Flowering: November to January
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in eucalypt open-forest and woodland on sandy soils; in the Torrington, Severn River and Glen Innes regions.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by S.F. McCune 2023
Taxon concept: Flora of South-eastern Queensland (1986)
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