Sand Sunray, Teitkens Daisy

Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Rhodanthe
Species: tietkensii
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

Annual forb to 50cm tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, the upper leaves stem clasping. Flowersheads yellow, with no ligulate florets. Flower heads cylindrical to narrow bell-shaped, in dense clusters of 6-12 flowers at the ends of the stems.

Widely distributed across inland Australia.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow. Similar to R. moschata, although that species is not recorded from WA.

References

http://keys.lucidcentral.org/keys/v3/scotia/key/Plants%20and%20Fungi%20of%20south%20western%20NSW/Media/Html/Rhodanthe_tietkensii.htm

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/13299
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Location

Bio Regions

GSD - Great Sandy Desert

Specifics

Stansmore Range

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