Calyptocarpus vialis Less.
Lessing, C.F. (1832) Synopsis Generum Compositarum: 221. Type: [not cited].
Straggler Daisy.; Lawn Flower; Horse Herb
Adventitious roots produced on the stem.
Flower heads enclosed by 4 bracts each ca. 7 x 3 mm. Each flower head consists of 8 female flowers, i.e. ray florets and 10 hermaphrodite flowers, i.e. disk florets. Ray florets: Calyx lobes, i.e. pappus, about 2 mm long. Corolla consists of one lobe which is 2-3-lobed at the apex, tube ca. 2 mm long, lobe ca.3 mm long. Ovary ca. 2 mm long. Style about 2 mm long. Stigma yellow. Ovule solitary. Disk florets: Flowers ca. 4 mm long. Calyx lobes, i.e. pappus, 1.5-2 mm long. Corolla 2-2.5 mm long. Anthers ca.1 mm long, filaments ca. 1 mm long. Ovary 0.9-1 mm long. Style ca. 1 mm long. Stigma ca. 1 mm long. Ovule solitary.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs as an introdused exotic in Queensland. Altitudinal range from 3-760 m. Found in edges of rainforest, in open forest and notophyll vine forest and in woodland.
Herb (herbaceous or woody, under 1 m tall)