Solenogyne gunnii (Hook.f.) Cabrera APNI*
Synonyms: Lagenifera sp. A var. B sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Lagenophora emphysopus Hook.f. APNI*
Lagenophora gunnii (Hook.f.) J.M.Black APNI*
Emphysopus gunnii Hook.f. APNI*
Description: Perennial herb 1.5–11 cm high.
Leaves mostly obovate, oblanceolate or occasionally spathulate, 2–11 cm long, 7–22 mm wide; margins toothed with 1–13 teeth, often confined to upper half, occasionally crenate or sinuate; surfaces sparsely to densely hirsute.
Heads 4–7 mm diam., hemispherical; scapes 1.5–12 cm long in fruit, bracts 1 or 2, pilose; involucral bracts ovate to elliptic-oblong, 2–3 mm long, apex ± rounded, margins ± torn-ciliate, erect in fruit. Ray florets often magenta-tinged; ligule minute.
Achenes 2–3 mm long, apex obtuse to rounded, beak c. 0.2 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in grassland and sclerophyll forest; south from Guyra district.
NSW subdivisions: CC, NT, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
Text by E. A. Brown & M. F. Porteners
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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