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Habit. Copyright Australian Plant Image Index (APII). Photographer: M. Fagg.
Flowers and immature fruit.. Copyright Australian Plant Image Index (APII). Photographer: M. Fagg.
Herbarium specimen. Copyright DERM
Cynoglossum australe R.Br.
Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae: 495. Type: ?.
Australian Hound's Tongue
Perennial herb with 1-2 erct stems up to 1 m tall, coarsely hirsute.
Sepals elliptic, rounded, 2-3 mm long, abaxial surface hirsute with adaxial surface glabrous. Corolla funnel-shaped with a 1.6-2 mm long tube, with small scales in throat; corolla lobes rounded and 1.6-2 mm long. Style 1.3-1.5 mm long
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Distribution and Ecology
Can become a weed of cultivated and agricultural areas.
Herb (herbaceous or woody, under 1 m tall)