Common name: Turnip Copperburr
Sclerolaena napiformis Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Description: Erect perennial to c. 30 cm high.
Leaves linear, 10–15 mm long, with appressed hairs.
Perianth lobes 5. Stamens 5.
Fruiting perianth hairy, subglobose, 3–3.5 mm wide at its widest point; the main spines radiating and slightly ascending, radicular pair considerably shorter.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: SWP
Other Australian states: Vic.
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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