Sclerolaena longicuspis (F.Muell.) A.J.Scott APNI*
Synonyms: Bassia longicuspis F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Hemispherical glabrous perennial to c. 60 cm high.
Leaves terete, succulent, to c. 30 mm long.
Fruiting perianth 4–5 mm long, base expanded; spines mostly 4, rarely 3, divergent, to 35 mm long. Seed vertical.
Distribution and occurrence: in a wide range of habitats.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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