Vittadinia scabra DC.
Candolle, A.P. de (1836) Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 5: 281. Type: Cleveland Bay, Cunningham..
Peripleura scabra (DC.) G.L.Nesom, Phytologia 76(2): 131(1994), Type: .
Erect annual herb. Hairs on stems minutely but densely glandular-puberulent.
Leaves narrow elliptical to narrow oblanceolate with attenuate bases, 5-6.5 cm long x 2-5 mm wide, acuminate, margins slightly recurved, entire or with a few minute teeth.
Inflorescence about 13 mm diam., subtended by green bracts about 2-4 mm long. Involucre bracts hairy. Ray florets slender and shorter than their pappus.
Individual fruits narrow obovate, each 2.5-3 mm long and about 3 times as long as wide. Pappus white, 5-6 mm long.
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Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in NEQ. Altitudinal range from 240-1000 m. Found in open Eucalyptus forest and woodland, and in vine thicket, heathland and grassland.
Herb (herbaceous or woody, under 1 m tall)
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)